Real Madrid news

Ramos handed five-match ban

January 10, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has been banned for five games for verbally abusing referee Miguel Angel Ayza Gomez during Madrid's 4-0 Copa del Rey win over Celta Vigo at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday night.

The Spanish league's disciplinary committee reached the decision on Thursday afternoon, after turning down Madrid's appeal against the first yellow card shown to the defender in the Celta game. Ramos will now miss his team's Primera Division games against Osasuna, Valencia ...

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