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Entries Tagged as 'FA'

Shelvey Not To Appeal Ban – A Savvy And Practical Decision

December 22nd, 2016 · 71 Comments

Jonjo Shelvey has decided not to appeal his five-match ban and £100K fine after failing in his personal hearing of proving his innocence to the FA misconduct charge. That means he will not play on Monday night against Sheffield Wednesday and will not be available for the four games after that. However, the player still […]

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Tags: Ban · FA · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Suspensions

Shelvey Likely To Play Against Sheffield Wednesday

December 21st, 2016 · 48 Comments

The FA commission reported on their findings yesterday morning and the charge of misconduct against Jonjo Shelvey was said to be proven – and the Newcastle midfielder was banned for five games, fined £100,000 and he must attend an FA Education course. But Newcastle via their statement yesterday as the defendants in the case say […]

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Tags: Championship · FA · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News

Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To Shelvey Ban

December 20th, 2016 · 20 Comments

The result of the personal hearing for Jonjo Shelvey for his misconduct charge was not unexpected, since it’s rare for an FA charge to be overturned on appeal, although it has happened. Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter to register their opinions on the punishment, but it’s really hard to comment oo much when we […]

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Tags: FA · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Racism · Twitter

Jonjo Shelvey Loses Appeal – 5 Match Ban Plus £100,000 Fine

December 20th, 2016 · 23 Comments

Jonjo Shelvey has lost his appeal against the FA misconduct charge and they have slapped a five match ban on the Newcastle player plus  a £100,000 fine. The ban is the minimum for that offense and the personal hearing was held yesterday in Birmingham. There was only a small chance that he could win the […]

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Tags: Ban · FA · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Suspensions

Big Week Coming Up For Newcastle Off The Field

December 19th, 2016 · Comments Off on Big Week Coming Up For Newcastle Off The Field

Jonjo Shelvey will have his personal hearing on his FA misconduct charge sometime this week and if he is found guilty he will miss a minimum of five games. Jonjo is accused of racially abusing Wolves player Saiss, who speaks only limited English, but one of his team-mates is said to have heard the term allegedly […]

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Tags: FA · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News · Other News · Racism

This Decision Is Just Unbelievable

December 6th, 2016 · 42 Comments

Well I’ve just got back from being away for a while and it’s something that just seemed impossible. Newcastle have appealed successfully against the red cards given out to  both Jonjo Shelvey and Paul Dummett following that terrible refereeing performance and a 2-1 defeat at Nottingham Forest last Friday night at the City Ground. Now […]

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Tags: Coaching · FA · Newcastle News · Other News · Refereeing