UEFA bottle out of racism inquiry

Last updated : 16 March 2003 By Martyn Elliott

They will also not being investigating the fact that Newcastle fans were pelted with stones, coins and even a flare at one point, because their match delegate failed to mention it in his report.

"Neither our delegate at the game nor the referee has included any details of racial abuse or missile throwing by Inter Milan fans in their reports," said a UEFA spokesman.

The more cynical (or should that be realistic) among you may want to ponder what sanctions would have been taken if the same allegations had been made against an English club.