• Ivan Cherpillod
  • Peter T. M. Coenen
  • Juan de Dios Crespo Pérez
Part of the ASSER International Sports Law Series book series (ASSER)


The CAS case PSV Eindhoven v. UEFA deals with a very important issue in sports law: strict liability. In that case, the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body had inflicted a fine (amounting to CHF 30,000) to PSV Eindhoven because of racist incidents which had occurred during the match Eindhoven–Arsenal on September 25, 2002 (in particular, a group of supporters were screaming like monkeys in Thierry Henry’s direction). On appeal by the UEFA Disciplinary Inspector, the UEFA Appeals Body increased the fine to CHF 50’000 and issued a clear warning that a severe sanction would be applied to the club in case of repeated offence.


Civil Code Strict Liability Federal Supreme Sport Federation Black Player 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivan Cherpillod
    • 1
  • Peter T. M. Coenen
    • 2
  • Juan de Dios Crespo Pérez
    • 3
  1. 1.LausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.LucerneSwitzerland
  3. 3.ValenciaSpain

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