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The first charge relates to protests from United players after Cristiano Ronaldo saw a goal disallowed against Newcastle at Old Trafford and the second for a protest against the award of Chelsea’s penalty at Stamford Bridge.
The rule breached states that: “Each Affiliated Association, Competition and Club shall be responsible for ensuring that its Directors, players, officials, employees, servants, representatives, conduct themselves in an orderly fashion whilst attending any Match and do not use words or otherwise behave in a way which is improper, offensive, violent, threatening, abusive, indecent, insulting or provocative.”
Independent Regulatory Commissions imposed fines of £45,000 and £37,000 for the two respective breaches during separate hearings relating to each case. The independent Regulatory Commissions’ written reasons for these individual sanctions will be published in due course.
An FA statement read: “Manchester United FC has been fined £82,000 in total for breaching FA Rule E20.1 during its Premier League matches against Newcastle United FC on Sunday 16 October and Chelsea FC on Saturday 22 October.
“Manchester United FC admitted that it failed to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion during the 49th minute of the Newcastle United FC game and the 84th minute of the Chelsea FC fixture.”