Atletico's Trippier banned for 10 weeks over breach of betting rules - FA

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  • Wednesday, 23 Dec 2020

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League - Group A - Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munich - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - December 1, 2020 Atletico Madrid's Kieran Trippier REUTERS/Sergio Perez

(Reuters) - Atletico Madrid and England defender Kieran Trippier has been suspended for 10 weeks and fined 70,000 pounds ($94,052.00) following a breach of betting rules, the Football Association said on Wednesday.

Trippier, 30, denied seven alleged breaches of FA Rule E8, which were said to occur in July 2019, and requested a personal hearing.

($1 = 0.7443 pounds)

(This story corrects year to 2019 from 2018 in para two)

(Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Editing by David Goodman)

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