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Monday October 31 2011
Heavy fines for Inter and Juventus

Inter and Juventus have been fined heavily for their fans' behaviour during the weekend's Derby d'Italia at San Siro.

Whilst a number of suspensions, warnings and fines were handed out today to players and Coaches in the wake of a busy weekend for Serie A's referees, the most significant punishments have been handed to Inter and Juventus.

This is in relation to their respective sets of supporters' behaviour during Saturday night's match.

The Nerazzurri have been fined €20,000 for fans that unveiled an offensive banner relating to the Heysel stadium disaster of 1985.

The Bianconeri must pay €10,000 for chants that were heard from a section of their support. Directed towards an opposition player, it was ruled that they 'constituted an expression of racial discrimination'.

Elsewhere, Cagliari were fined €2,500 as their fans threw a firecracker on to the playing field during Sunday evening's defeat at home to Lazio.

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