Montenegro have been charged with racist behaviour by UEFA after England’s players were subjected to abuse in Monday’s European Qualifier.
Gareth Southgate confirmed England would report racist chanting he heard directed at Danny Rose during his side’s 5-1 win, which prompted Raheem Sterling to call for a stadium ban for Montenegro.
The regulations of European football’s governing body state that if supporters engage in racist behaviour then “the member association or club responsible is punished with a minimum of a partial stadium closure”.
Article 14 also states that additional disciplinary measures can be imposed depending on the situation, while “disciplinary measures may be combined with specific directives aimed at tackling such conduct”.
Though Sterling said he had not heard the abuse personally, Southgate said he heard Tottenham defender Rose abused after a booking in the 93rd minute, while Callum Hudson-Odoi also insisted he heard monkey chants from the home fans.
UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings over five match incidents in total: