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Friday, 27 January 2017

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger gets four-match touchline ban

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Arsenal Boss, Arsene Wenger has been given a four-match touchline ban and 25,000 pounds fine after accepting a Football Association charge of misconduct for his bad behavior in the clash against Burnley on Sunday.


The 67 year old Frenchman, who reacted angrily to Burnley being awarded a 93rd-minute penalty at Emirates Stadium on Sunday, one they scored to level at 1-1 will miss Saturday’s FA Cup tie against Southampton and Premier League games against Watford, Leader Chelsea and Hull.

 
Wenger was charged with verbally abusing and pushing fourth official Anthony Taylor after being sent off, but will be back for the Premier League trip to Liverpool on March 4.

Arsene Wenger appeared to push fourth official Anthony Taylor against Burnley

After being sent to the stands by referee Jon Moss, Wenger moved away from the pitch but stood at the tunnel entrance and refused to move as he tried to watch the remaining few minutes of the match. As Taylor encouraged him to move away, Wenger was seen to push back against him.

Arsenal were then given a penalty of their own, which was converted by Alexis Sanchez.

However, Wenger apologised Immediately after the match, saying: "I should have shut up and i apologise for not having done that. It was nothing malicious. I should have kept my control, even if it was in a hectic time."


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