France hearing

Anelka 'dying with laughter' after 18-game ban

August 18, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Nicolas Anelka says he is "dying with laughter" after learning that the French Football Federation has banned him for 18 international matches, and claims his career with les Bleus is already at an end.

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The FFF announced the severe punishment after a hearing on Tuesday that dealt with Anelka's World Cup expulsion and the squad's subsequent strike action in Knysna, with captain Patrice Evra ...

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