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. ...