Atletico Madrid's Kieran Trippier Banned 10 Weeks for Betting Violation


LONDON (AP) — Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier was banned from soccer for 10 weeks on Wednesday for breaching betting guidelines in a punishment from The English Soccer Affiliation that applies worldwide.

The misconduct denied by Trippier occurred in July 2019 — the month he left Tottenham for Atletico.

The FA mentioned an impartial regulatory fee proved 4 of the breaches, which additionally noticed Trippier fined 70,000 kilos ($94,000), however dismissed three allegations throughout a private listening to.

The ban takes impact instantly and comes with Atletico high of the Spanish league. Trippier shall be suspended for the primary leg of the Champions League recreation in opposition to Chelsea within the spherical of 16 in February.

The ban expires earlier than England’s nationwide crew is subsequent on account of play.