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FA investigating ball boy incident

January 24, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
LONDON -- Just when it seemed Chelsea's reputation couldn't sink any lower, along comes "Ballboygate."

The Football Association's disciplinary body opened a fresh file on the English club Thursday after winger Eden Hazard was sent off for kicking a 17-year-old ball boy while attempting to retrieve the ball toward the end of a League Cup semifinal match against Swansea.

Professional Footballers' Association chairman Gordon Taylor told the BBC Thursday that Hazard should not ...

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