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No agreement yet over racism bans

December 12, 2012
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
The FA and the PFA are yet to reach an agreement over a solution on how severely to reprimand players for instances of racial abuse, ESPN has been told.

Despite speculation on Wednesday that a five-game ban has been agreed between the FA and the PFA, the length of any proposed standard ban is still the sticking point in negotiations.

There had been suggestions that the FA would want a mandatory eight-match ban but that the players union, the PFA, want to consider and discuss ...

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