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Papiss Cisse Faces 3 Match Ban After Being Charged by FA

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Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse is facing a three-match ban after being charged with violent conduct by the Football Association for using his elbow on Everton’s Seamus Coleman.

The FA’s video review panel looked at the incident, which happened in Newcastle’s 3-2 win on Sunday, and decided it was worthy of a charge and three-game ban.

Cisse has until 6pm on Tuesday to respond or else accept the ban which would begin with immediate effect.

If he accepts the charge, Cisse would miss the home match against Burnley on New Year’s Day, the FA Cup third round trip to Leicester at the weekend, and then the visit to top-of-the-table Chelsea on January 10.

After Sunday’s match Everton boss Roberto Martinez insisted Cisse should have been sent off for the “unacceptable” incident – especially as the striker went on to score.

Martinez said: “It is unacceptable, that action from Papiss Cisse.

“You don’t want to see that on a football pitch, that shouldn’t be allowed. Two players fighting for their position at a dead-ball situation and you end up deciding to take the law [into your own hands] by elbowing a fellow professional, it’s unacceptable and that should have been a red card.”

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2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Daniel Victor

    December 29, 2014 at 8:21 pm

    Wait a minute.Wasn’t he going to be away at the African Cup of Nations during that period ? And wouldn’t he have known that ?

    • rkujay

      December 30, 2014 at 9:10 am

      The English FA has no governance in any international match. As such, the ban as listed above, would cover three matches overseen by the FA. If he misses matches listed above due to international duty, they would still be assessed when he returns. In other words, if he is judged guilty, he will serve a three match ban when he returns.

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