Previous
Czech Republic
Latvia
1
1
FT
Game Details
Israel
Wales
0
3
FT
Game Details
El Salvador
Argentina
0
2
FT
Game Details
Netherlands
Turkey
1
1
FT
Game Details
Bulgaria
Italy
2
2
FT
Game Details
Belgium
Cyprus
5
0
FT
Game Details
Mexico
Ecuador
0
0
LIVE 2'
Game Details
FC Dallas
Seattle Sounders FC
0
0
LIVE 90' +22'
Game Details
Next

Hunger is back at Barca

Barcelona
Read

UEFA: Atletico Madrid faces fines

GENEVA -- UEFA is withholding Europa League champion Atletico Madrid's prize money from this season's competition while it investigates the club for breaching "financial fair play" rules.

UEFA says Atletico is among 23 clubs whose prize money from this season's Champions League or Europa League could be stopped because of overdue payments of transfer fees, wages and social taxes up to the end of June.

Malaga, Sporting Lisbon and Fenerbahce also are being investigated.

The list of offending clubs was drawn up by Jean-Luc Dehaene, the former prime minister of Belgium who heads the panel appointed by UEFA to prosecute financial fair play cases.

UEFA says the clubs have until Sept. 30 "to provide an updated situation."

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo downplayed the probe.

"In life, except with death, everything has a solution," he told Efe News Agency Tuesday in Spain. "Economic news we hear 300,000 times a day and ours, in the scope of the others, is one of the smaller items. They (UEFA) have found some problem, we will explain and solve within a few days."

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.