Cristiano Ronaldo Handed Five-Match Ban

first_imgMatches Cristiano Ronaldo will miss:Barcelona – Spanish Super Cup (August 16)Deportivo La Coruna – La Liga (August 20)Valencia – La Liga (August 27)Levante – La Liga (September 9)Real Sociedad – La Liga (September 17) RelatedCristiano Ronaldo Faces 12-match Ban For Pushing RefereeAugust 14, 2017In “Europe””This Is Called Persecution”, Cristiano Ronaldo Slams La Liga For Failed Ban AppealAugust 16, 2017In “Europe”Higuain Tenders Apology For Dismissal Against JuventusNovember 12, 2018In “Europe” Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been handed a five-match ban after being sent off (and pushing the referee) in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Barcelona at Camp Nou on Sunday.Ronaldo ended an eventful evening by receiving two bookings in quick succession, which earned him a red card.The 31 year-old gets a one-match ban for the sending off, then a further four-match ban for shoving referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea before walking off the pitch.“Suspended for ONE GAME – Cristiano Ronaldo – for receiving two yellow cards and subsequently being sent off; the first for taking his shirt off whilst celebrating a goal and the second for simulation, with an accompanying fines of €350 euros for the club and €800 for the player, based on aritcles 111.1.h), 124, 113.1 and 52 of the RFEF’s Disciplinary Code.A four game ban has been given to the player – Cristiano Ronaldo – for breaking article 96 of the Disciplinary Code, with accompanying fines of €1400 for the club and €3005 for the player.”Ronaldo and Real Madrid can appeal the decision within the next ten working dayslast_img read more

Peru set up Copa America final with Brazil after win over Chile

first_img Source: Bernard Esar | citisportsonline.com | Ghana The underdogs at the 2019 Copa America have proven themselves worthy of a final as they stunned Chile in the tournament.Los Incas shocked the defending champions as they beat them by three goals to nil in the second semifinal of the tournament.The Peruvians took the lead in the 20th minute of the first half thanks to a volley by Edison Flores.Yoshima Yotun doubled their tally after putting the ball into an empty net as Arias was nowhere to be found in goal.Chile were the better team in the second half but their efforts could not yield a goal.The captain of the side made it three and a perfect night for the side that no one expected to even make it this far in the continental Mundial. Brazil will fancy their chances against the surprise package of the tournament as they have already met in the group stages where the Samba Boys won by five goals to nil.last_img read more

Billy Joe Saunders signs multi-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing

first_imgSaid Hearn: “This is a huge signing for us and the perfect place for Billy to be. Everyone in boxing knows how good Billy is and now he is going to get the chance to prove it against the elite.”Saunders has a 28-0 record and has been linked with a huge domestic showdown with Callum Smith at super middleweight next.Smith, who is also on Matchroom’s books, is the WBA “super” champion and has spoken of wanting to face WBO strap holder Saunders in a unification bout. Billy Joe Saunders has signed with Matchroom Boxing, after splitting with longtime promoter Frank Warren earlier this month.Two-weight world champion Saunders ended an 11-year partnership with Warren after being repeatedly frustrated in his bid to secure fights with world-renowned stars such as Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. The 29-year-old has now instead teamed up with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom and again outlined a desire to make those blockbuster bouts happen.MORE: Watch more than 100 fight nights a year on DAZNSaunders has agreed to a multi-fight deal, with his next opponent to be confirmed next week.He said in a statement: “This move is going to benefit me massively. Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing can put me right out on the branch for those big fights.Welcome to the team, @bjsaunders_Some BIG fights to be made pic.twitter.com/HO6VGfpfzW— Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) August 13, 2019″I’m on Golovkin and Canelo’s turf. I’ve made this move to make them fights because I’m sick of hearing their bullsh— excuses.”Those fights make financial sense and they make sense because we’re on the same network.”last_img read more