3-match ban for Rio Ferdinand – find out why - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Queens Park Rangers centre-back Rio Ferdinand has been handed a three-match ban and a £25,000 fine from the FA for comments he made on Twitter.
The former Manchester United and England captain has been punished for using the word ‘sket’ on his account. The definition of the term is “a promiscuous...
LONDON -- The English Football Association has banned Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand for three games over a tweet containing a derogatory reference to women.
The FA found that Ferdinand's comment was ''abusive and/or indecent and/or insulting and/or improper'' that included a ''reference to gender.''
An independent FA commission imposed...
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QPR defender Rio Ferdinand has been banned for three matches by the Football Association for a comment posted on his […]
Former Manchester United and England captain Rio Ferdinand has stated his intention to retire from professional football at the end of the season.
The Queens Park Rangers defender, who will celebrate his 36th birthday on Nov. 7, told Jonathan Ross in an interview that will be broadcast on Saturday evening that he expects to hang up his boots at the end of the season.
LONDON (AP) Former England captain Rio Ferdinand plans to retire from football at the end of the season.
After being released by Manchester United at the end of last season, the 35-year-old defender has struggled to make an impact at Queens Park Rangers. He was an unused substitute in Sunday's loss to Liverpool and could be confined to the bench again for Monday's match...
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Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has been charged by the Football Association for misconduct for a comment which "included a reference to gender" made on Twitter.
The 35-year-old QPR defender has until October 21 to respond to the charge, which was announced on Tuesday, in a disciplinary case which could have numerous repercussions.
Ferdinand, who made 81 appearances...
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