Ajax Fined €10,000 By Uefa For Against Modern Football Banner (PICTURES)

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Ajax have been fined €10,000 by Uefa after supporters unfurled an "anti-sheikh" banner against Manchester City during their Champions League group game in October.

Regarded as "provocative", Uefa stated the banner "created unrest", missing the point spectacularly.


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Banners at the Amsterdam ArenA are invariably colourful

Ajax supporters capitalised on entertaining City, beneficiaries of Middle-East riches, to highlight their opposition to modern football.

In a well choreographed display of unity, the home fans even showed solidarity with City fans, who were charged €80 to attend the match.


Ajax fans showed empathy with City supporters


Moneybags clubs were targeted

Although the Citizens' club badge, once jokingly regarded as representing the three decades they went without a trophy by Manchester United supporters, was also mocked by their counterparts.


Ajax also mocked City's badge

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