Friday, 2 January 2015

Chairman of English Soccer Club Banned for Race Remarks

FSWC Reports:

From AFP via

Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan has been banned from all football-related activity for six weeks over comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.  

Whelan, 78, accepted an aggravated misconduct charge and was also fined £50,000 ($77,800), warned about his future conduct and ordered to undertake an education course. He has seven days in which to decide whether to lodge an appeal.


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