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

ramires 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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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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2 Responses to Chelsea Midfielder Ramires to Serve 4-Game Ban After Accepting FA Charge of Violent Conduct

  1. Angela says:

    Now he has past his “Audition” – he will be appearing on Big Brother shortly!

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