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        1/29/2013, Shevat 18, 5773

      Beitar Team Fined for Fans’ Racism


      The Beitar Jerusalem team has been fined 50,000 shekels by a Football Association court for fans’ recent anti-Muslim chants. In addition, the east seating section at Beitar’s home field in Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem will be closed for the next five games.

      The team was also given a suspended sentence of a 35,000 shekel fine and five games with no audience if there are additional incidents in which racist calls are heard from the stands.