Arsenal’s Gervinho banned for three games
New Arsenal striker Gervinho has been banned for three matches by the Football Association (FA) after...
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New Arsenal striker Gervinho has been banned for three matches by the
Football Association (FA) after being sent off on his Premier League debut at
Newcastle United Saturday.
Gervinho had been suspended for violent
conduct, the FA said on Tuesday.
The Ivory Coast international struck
Joey Barton, who was shown a yellow card, in the face as players from both
sides were involved in a second-half melee during the 0-0 draw at St James'
Arsenal and Newcastle were charged by the FA Monday for
failing to control their players.
Gervinho, who joined from French club Lille
last month, will miss Saturday's game at home to Liverpool, the August 28 visit
to champions Manchester United and the home match with promoted Swansea City on