Marcos Alonso Charged with Violent Conduct by FA After Shane Long Incident
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Sky Sports News relayed the decision and noted the Spanish defender has time to appeal:
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BREAKING: @ChelseaFC defender Marcos Alonso charged with violent conduct by the FA following an incident with @SouthamptonFC’s Shane Long. Alonso has until 6pm on Wednesday to respond. #SSN
Should Alonso’s charge go through, he’s set to receive a three-game ban and would subsequently miss Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final, which is also against Southampton.
The Blues will also play Burnley in the Premier League on Thursday.
This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.
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April 17, 2018 at 06:08AM