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Guardiola to wear yellow ribbon when City face Basel
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Guardiola to wear yellow ribbon when City face Basel

  Pep Guardiola has confirmed that he will wear the yellow ribbon on the touchline again as City welcome Basel in the second leg of their Round of 16 UEFA Champions League encounter on Wednesday. Guardiola accepted a charge by the FA on Monday for wearing the ribbon in his sides shock 1 nil defeat to Wigan in the FA Cup. The ribbon worn in support of imprisoned politicians in Catalonia is prohibited by the FA during matches due to the political symbol it represents. However, the gesture is permitted by UEFA, and whilst wearing the ribbon in the course of his pre-match news conference, Guardiola said: "The FA have rules. They apply them, I accept them. I have to. That doesn't mean I have to agree." READ: Ramires expresses desire to return to Chelsea, dismisses Inter rumo...
Arsene Wenger charged by FA for misconduct after Arsenal draw
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Arsene Wenger charged by FA for misconduct after Arsenal draw

  Arsene Wenger has been charged by the FA over his conduct in the referees changing room after Arsenal's 1:1 draw away to West Brom at the Hawthorns. The Frenchman was displeased with Mike Dean after he awarded the Baggies a late penalty for a handball by Calum Chambers to enable them to snatch a point from Arsenal after Jay Rodriguez converted the spot kick. READ: Merseyside Derby – Coutinho and Salah likely to be absent Wenger has been given a deadline of 6 pm on Friday to respond to the charge. An FA statement read: “Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been charged following the West Bromwich Albion game on Sunday. “It is alleged his language and/or behavior in the match officials’ changing room after the game was abusive and/or improper and/or questioned the integ...
Oumar Niasse charged by FA for conning referee in Palace game
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Oumar Niasse charged by FA for conning referee in Palace game

  Everton forward and Senegalese international Oumar Niasse has been hit with an FA charge for the "successful deception of a match official" in the course of last weekend's Premier League fixture against Crystal Palace which ended in a draw. READ: Thiago Alcantara and Coman in Bayern squad to face Anderlecht Niasse went down after minimal contact from Scott Dann in the fifth minute of the game, resulting in a penalty which Leighton Baines stepped up to convert. The Senegalese then proceeded to score the equalizer in the game which ended in a 2 all draw at Selhurst Park. He has been given a deadline of 18:00 GMT on Monday to respond to the charge.