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Three-match suspension for Wenger

Published: Friday 30 March 2012, 14.00CET
Arsenal FC manager Arsène Wenger has been banned for three UEFA matches and fined €40,000 for improper conduct in relation to the round of 16 second leg against AC Milan.
Three-match suspension for Wenger
Arsène Wenger has been given a three-match ban following the Arsenal-Milan round of 16 second leg ©Getty Images

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Published: Friday 30 March 2012, 14.00CET

Three-match suspension for Wenger

Arsenal FC manager Arsène Wenger has been banned for three UEFA matches and fined €40,000 for improper conduct in relation to the round of 16 second leg against AC Milan.

Arsenal FC manager Arsène Wenger has been suspended from carrying out his function for three UEFA competition matches by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body.

Wenger has also been fined €40,000. He was facing a charge of improper conduct in relation to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg against AC Milan in London on 6 March.

The suspension applies to the next three UEFA club competition matches for which Wenger will be eligible. An appeal may be lodged against the verdict within three days of the dispatch of the reasoned decision.

Last updated: 10/05/14 2.01CET

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