UEFA warns against sheep sacrifice

August 28, 2013
By Associated Press


NYON, Switzerland -- Kazakhstan's FC Shakhter Karagandy has been warned that it could face disciplinary action if it continues its ritual slaughter of sheep before matches.

Shakhter Karagandy killed a sheep last week at Astana Arena the day before beating Celtic 2-0 in the Champions League playoffs. In Glasgow, Scotland, before Wednesday's return match, Shakhter coach Viktor Kumykov suggested the ritual could be repeated. ...

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