Cologne fined for fan abuse
BERLIN -- The German soccer federation has fined one of its clubs $14,000 after its fans threw "several beakers filled with urine and excrement" at rival fans during a Bundesliga match.
The federation cited "unsporting behavior" by Cologne fans at the Aug. 13 game. The plastic cups hit Schalke fans in the stands below.
Cologne, which lost the game 5-1, agreed to pay the fine.
Cologne president Wolfgang Overath said at the time the perpetrators were "not football fans," and "these ...
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