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Botev Plovdiv Ordered to Pay Damages for Cup Final

Sports | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 17:11| Views: 1032 | Comments: 2
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Bulgaria: Botev Plovdiv Ordered to Pay Damages for Cup Final Botev Plovdiv face a hefty fine for the action of the fans. Photo by BGNES

The Bulgarian Football Union's Disciplinary Committee has ordered Botev Plovdiv to cover the damages caused by its fans in the Bulgarian Cup final.

The match on May 15 at the Lazur Stadium in Burgas finished 1:0 for Ludogorets. During the second half, Botev supporters threw flares onto the pitch, which set on fire some of the electronic commercial boards. The game had to be stopped for 20 minutes until the fire brigades put the flames out.

The damages are yet to be calculated, but are estimated to be around BGN 500,000.

Botev Plovdiv are known for their heated supporters, some of whom often transgress the law to show their dedication to the club, particularly in matches against local rivals Lokomotiv.

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#2
geeza - 22 May 2014 // 16:41:24

yes and an englishmen would be an expert on hooliganism heysel anyone??

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je suis anglais - 22 May 2014 // 10:02:35

"some of whom often transgress the law to show their dedication to the club"

that's not really correct - they attract a lot of thugs and hooligans who use the club as an excuse for carrying out violent and stupid acts.

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