Football Association fine

Arsenal and Newcastle hit by FA fine

August 23, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Newcastle United and Arsenal have each been fined £30,000 by the FA for failing to control their players during the Premier League clash at St James' Park on August 13.

The ill-tempered 0-0 draw was marred by a second-half melee and Arsenal's new signing Gervinho was sent off following a clash with Newcastle's Joey Barton. The pair had squared up following what the home side claimed was a dive. Earlier in the match, Arsenal's Alex Song stamped on Barton's leg in an incident not seen ...

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