1. Chelsea Midfielder Ramires to Serve 4-Game Ban After Accepting FA Charge of Violent Conduct


    Chelsea midfielder Ramires will serve a four-game ban after accepting The FA’s charge of violent conduct as a result of elbowing Seb Larsson of Sunderland last weekend.

    The incident wasn’t seen by match officials, but was caught on video. A panel unanimously agreed that the elbow was violent conduct, and Ramires today accepted the charge.

    The Brazilian receives a four match ban, which will start with immediate effect. That rules him out for the remainder of the 2013/14 season.

    The ban includes three games for this offence plus an additional game for his sending off at Villa Park last month.

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  2. Seattle Sounders Monthly Recap

    Seattle Sounders v FC Dallas

    Going into this season, most analysts and supporters knew it was going to take time to attain team cohesion.  This was the first time in their six seasons that the Sounders roster had to be overhauled. Gone were club originals … Continue reading