Originally posted on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 12/14/12
Manchester City ‘reluctantly’ accepts Barry’s suspension - originally posted on Soccerlens.comManchester City have released a statement where they have ‘reluctantly’ accepted Gareth Barry’s suspension by the FA for using abusive/insulting words against the match official during the Manchester Derby. Whenever Manchester United and Manchester City face each other there is never a shortage of drama and the last Manchester derby didn’t disappoint either. Robin van Persie’s late winner has given United a six point lead on their neighbour. Although it is only half-way through the season, it might yet prove to be decisive. But the drama on the pitch didn’t end with Robin van Persie’s late winner. After the match, Gareth Barry confronted the referee and he evidently used abusive words towards him. FA charged him with violation of rule E3. Later, Barry accepted his admitted the charges brought against him and consequently the FA suspended the England international for one match. The governi...
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