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Rovers await UEFA decision over Intertoto violence

Blackburn will find out on Wednesday what action UEFA are taking after violent crowd scenes caused the Intertoto Cup match between Vetra Vilnius and Legia Warsaw to be abandoned at half-time.

Polish FA supremo Michal Listkiewicz already believes the fallout from the clashes could see the country's club teams barred from UEFA-sanctioned competitions.

Rovers face the winners in the third round and Lithuanian side Vetra were leading 2-0 at home in the first leg - the return is scheduled for Saturday - when trouble began.

Hundreds of Legia fans took to the field and tried to pull down the goalposts and destroy advertising hoardings.

Lithuanian police used tear gas to quell the unrest and made around 100 arrests.

One police officer was injured during the clashes with the Poles, many of whom were armed with metal bars, rocks and torches.

Listkiewicz said: 'A huge price will be paid for this.

'It's possible that our country could be excluded from this competition.'

Legia chairman Leszkek Miklas admitted his shock at events, adding that his team will accept whatever punishment the football authorities hand down.

'We are prepared for any decision of UEFA,' he said.

'I am shocked that people from a civilised country can have this kind of behaviour. These savages can't live in a normal society.'

The incident comes just 10 weeks after Poland was chosen to host Euro 2012 in a joint bid with Ukraine.

UEFA's control and disciplinary body will study reports before making a decision on Wednesday.