QPR and Bournemouth fined for failing to control players in melee

QPR and Bournemouth are fined by the FA for failing to control their players in last month’s melee at Loftus Road… with the visitors fined FIVE TIMES more than their Championship rivals

  • The FA has fined QPR and Bournemouth over a skirmish between the two teams
  • A clash between Dominic Solanke and Yoann Barbet triggered the scuffle
  • QPR have received a standard £5,000 penalty after admitting the charge
  • But Bournemouth have been fined £25,000 after requesting a paper hearing 

QPR and Bournemouth have been fined by the Football Association following an injury-time incident in last month’s Sky Bet Championship fixture.

The two clubs were charged by the governing body on Tuesday for failure to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion at Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on December 27.

An altercation erupted following a challenge between Dominic Solanke and Yoann Barbet which also saw QPR’s Andre Dozzell sent off for a second yellow after he clashed with Chris Mepham.

QPR and Bournemouth have been fined over a skirmish in last month’s Championship fixture

A clash between Dominic Solanke and Yoann Barbet sparked the melee at Loftus Road

‘Queens Park Rangers FC and AFC Bournemouth have been fined £5,000 and £25,000 respectively following their EFL Championship match on Monday 27 December 2021 for breaching FA Rule E20.1,’ an FA spokesperson said.

‘Queens Park Rangers FC admitted a charge from the FA and accepted the standard penalty.

‘AFC Bournemouth admitted a non-standard charge and requested a paper hearing where its fine was imposed by an independent Regulatory Commission.’

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