Arsenal fined over Leicester ref rage

first_imgJamie Vardy converted the penalty to put Leicester 2-1 up and on course for victory in Arsenal’s penultimate game of the Premier League season on May 9.“Arsenal have been fined £20,000 after failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion during the 75th minute against Leicester City on 9 May 2018,” an FA statement announced.“Arsenal admitted the charge but did not accept the standard penalty. An Independent Regulatory Commission subsequently ruled that the circumstances were not truly exceptional and the fine was applied.”Leicester’s first league win over Arsenal since 1994 came in Arsene Wenger’s second last game in charge of the Gunners.It was Arsenal’s seventh consecutive top-flight away defeat and Wenger, speaking after the match, said: “It’s a creative, imaginative aspect from the referee. We watched it again, it’s a nice dive but it’s not a penalty.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Furious Arsenal players surround referee Graham Scott © AFP / Lindsey PARNABYLONDON, United Kingdom, May 22 – Arsenal were fined Sh2.7mn (£20,000) by the Football Association on Tuesday for their players’ protests during a 3-1 defeat at Leicester.Gunners players were left incensed after referee Graham Scott gave Leicester a 75th-minute spot-kick for a foul by Henrikh Mkhitaryan on Demarai Gray at the King Power Stadium.last_img read more

Insider Trading: Fellaini and Januzaj to leave Man United, Villa to secure starlet deal?

first_imgtalkSPORT’s transfer guru, Warren Haughton, rounds up all the latest transfer rumours and gossip.He discusses reports linking Marouane Fellaini and Adnan Januzaj with moves away from Manchester United.He also delivers an update on Chelsea’s pursuit of Baba Rahman and reveals Oriol Romeu is set to sign for Southampton on a permanent deal.And he says Aston Villa are close to completing the signing of starlet Adama Traore from Barcelona.Here’s some of the top transfer rumours from Otamendi latest: Valencia defender on verge of Man United switch – reportsManchester City ready to hand Kevin De Bruyne £230,000-a-week contract to seal Wolfsburg switchWest Ham approach QPR over deal for goalkeeper Rob GreenHamburg set to rival West Ham for Barcelona wonderkid Alen HalilovicSouthampton working on £9m deal for Celtic defender Virgil van DijkGokhan Inler to choose Leicester City or Schalke switch by end of the weekGalatasaray and Fenerbahce target Manchester United midfielder Marouane FellainiPedro latest: ‘There is an understanding with Manchester United and Barcelona’, talkSPORT toldReports – Manchester United outcast Victor Valdes close to exitAston Villa transfer report: Tim Sherwood plotting audacious move for £20m-rated Monaco starTottenham transfer news: Cameroon striker close to securing £10m switch to White Hart Lanelast_img read more