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Cartilage Free Captain Sep 19, 2014

Assou-Ekotto banned for three matches by FA for quenelle tweet

The quenelle gesture is awful and racist but this combines FA incompetence and Benny, so LOL. Hey, remember when Nicolas Anelka did the whole quenelle gesture thing back in December? Apparently the ripples from The Gesture that Shook the Midlands™ haven't fully settled yet. Today the Football Association announced that erstwhile Tottenham left-back Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been banned for three matches by the FA for sending a tweet to Anelka "congratulating" him after the quenelle incident waaaaaaay back in December of 2013. As part of his punishment, Benny was also charged £50,000, put...
The Independent Sep 19, 2014
Benoit Assou-Ekotto banned for three games after 'congratulating' Nicolas Anelka on Twitter following controversial quenelle gesture

Benoit Assou-Ekotto banned for three games after 'congratulating' Nicolas Anelka on Twitter following controversial quenelle gesture

Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been banned for three games and hit with a Football Association fine after sending Nicolas Anelka a message on Twitter following his controversial 'quenelle' gesture last season.

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