Player bans

Evra to appeal against France suspension

August 24, 2010
By Soccernet staff
France World Cup captain Patrice Evra will appeal the five-match ban he was handed by a disciplinary commission for his role in Les Bleus' embarassing player boycott at the finals in South Africa.

Evra and his France team-mates refused to train, two days before a crucial final group game against South Africa, in protest of the expulsion of Nicolas Anelka from the squad following an argument with coach Raymond Domenech.

Anelka was last week handed an 18-game ban by the French ...

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