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No. Date Opponent Venue Type Details
758 5 June 1999 - 0-0 vs. Sweden
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
ECP UEFA fine imposed 1 July 1999 for "improper conduct of the team", that is, one expulsion for two cautionable offences and three other cautions throughout the match.
759 9 June 1999 - 1-1 vs. Bulgaria
Stadion Balgarska Armia, Sofiya
ECP UEFA fine imposed 1 July 1999 for "improper conduct of the team" for four cautions throughout the match.
763 13 November 1999 - 2-0 vs. Scotland
Hampden Park, Glasgow
ECP UEFA fine imposed 16 December 1999 for "improper conduct of the team" for four cautions throughout the match.
770 17 June 2000 - 1-0 vs. Germany
Stade du Pays de Charleroi, Charleroi
ECF UEFA disqualified England from the competition for the Fair Play Award at the European Championship 2000 final tournament because of the behaviour of the team's alleged fans outside the stadium in Charleroi, Belgium as England played Germany.
801 2 April 2003 - 2-0 vs. Turkey
The Stadium of Light, Sunderland
ECP UEFA fine of €99,000 (£68,000), the largest ever for a racism-related incident, imposed 1 May 2003 for racist chanting and pitch invasions by the crowd and "final warning" issued as to future conduct of England's supporters. 
847 11 October 2006 - 0-1 vs. Croatia
Stadion Maksimir, Maksimir, Zagreb
ECP UEFA fine of 10,000 Swiss Francs (£4,222) on 9 November 2006 for the "unruly conduct" of England fans outside the stadium in Maksimir, despite the evidence to say that England supporter's were poorly treated.
908 15 June 2012 - 3-2 vs. Sweden
Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyî Kompleks, Pechersk, Kyiv
ECF UEFA fine of €5,000 (£4,000) on 20 June 2012 for the "inappropriate conduct" of England fans inside the National Stadium in Kiev. The FA had decided not to contest the fine, maintaining the relatively small amount reflects Uefa's belief the incident was not serious.

Notes

Following its meeting of July 1, 1999, UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body issued sanctions against England for "improper conduct of the team" in the two successive European Championship 2000 qualification matches against Sweden and Bulgaria on 5 and 9 June 1999.

After its meeting of December 16, 1999, the same body issued monetary sanctions against both England and Scotland for "improper conduct of the team" in drawing five cautions each during their European Championship 2000 playoff match at Hampden Park, Glasgow on November 13, 1999.

In June 2000, UEFA announced the disqualification of the England team from eligibility for the Fair Play Award at the 2000 European Championship in Netherlands and Belgium because of the behaviour--outside the stadium--of the hooligan element that continues to follow the team abroad.  That ruling apparently was based on UEFA officials' judgment that neither the U.K. government nor the Football Association had acted adequately to prevent or limit hooligan presence at the tournament.  Turkey was similarly penalized.  Penalizing a national team in a competition because of the conduct of fans outside the stadium is, as far as we know, unprecedented.

Throughout the European Championship 2012 Finals, UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body were kept busy by issuing fines after numerous matches throughout. The Football Union of Russia were fined and received a suspended six-point deduction after supporters lit fireworks and displayed illicit banners.  The Croatian Football Federation were also fined for similar incidents. The German Football Association were fined after their supporters had thrown paper missiles onto the pitch. The Portuguese Football Federation were also fined for a delay in a second-half kick-off.

As far as we are aware, these are the only occasions on which England have been sanctioned as a team.  The Football Association, however, has been fined on at least two occasions for the misbehaviour of England supporters--during the European Championship final tournament 1-1 draw against Belgium at Stadio Communale in Turin, Italy on 12 June 1980 and during the European Championship 2004 preliminary match against Slovakia at Štadión Tehelné pole in Bratislava on 12 October 2002.

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