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A disciplinary reminder for Russia 2018

As we approach the final decisive matches in the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ group stage, a number of players will have to exercise some caution. With some having already received a yellow card, another could mean suspension for the knockout stages.  But what exactly are these disciplinary regulations? And how are they enforced? We quickly run you through the relevant ...

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Latest decisions of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee

Following the recent meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the latest sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup™ as well as in international friendlies. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the match bet… FIFA.com

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FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Paolo Guerrero with a one-year suspension

On 7 December 2017, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided, after analysing all the specific circumstances of the case, to suspend the Peruvian international player Paolo Guerrero for one year. The player tested positive for cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine, a substance included in WADA’s 2017 Prohibited List under the class “S6. Stimulants”, fo… FIFA.com

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Wenger to avoid disciplinary action after claiming Sterling ‘dives well’

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will escape disciplinary action from the Football Association over his claims Raheem Sterling “dives well” following Manchester City’s 3-1 Premier League victory on Sunday. England winger Sterling was adjudged to have been bundled over by Nacho Monreal early in the second half of… Premier League Football News

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