Football news: Wolves will play Slovan Bratislava Europa League clash behind closed doors
Wolves will play Slovan Bratislava Europa League clash behind closed doors after Slovakian club’s appeal against punishment for fans making racist chants was rejected by UEFA
- Wolves take on Slovan Bratislava in the Europa League on October 24
- Slovakian side appealed a decision from UEFA for a one-match stadium closure
- But the governing body have dismissed the appeal and it will take place
UEFA have dismissed an appeal from the Slovakian club against their original punishment – a €50,000 (£45,000) and a one-match stadium closure.
The punishment related to Slovan’s Europa League play-off fixture against Greek club PAOK in August. Their fans were charged over racist chants.
Wolves’ Europa League clash with Slovan Bratislava will be played behind closed doors
Wolves had advised their fans to await the final verdict from UEFA before making travel arrangements for the meeting on October 24.
Slovan are one point ahead of Wolves, who have three points from two matches.
The Molineux side take on Southampton after the international break after beating Manchester City last weekend.
The game at the Tehelne Pole stadium will have to be played behind closed doors