Football: Adam gets three-game ban for Giroud stamp
Published on Mar 5, 2014 11:46 PM
LONDON (AFP) - Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam has been given a three-match suspension after stamping on Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.
The 28-year-old Scotland international launched an appeal after being charged with violent conduct on Monday, but the FA upheld the charge.
"Stoke City's Charlie Adam will serve a three-match suspension with immediate effect after an FA charge for violent conduct was found proven," read a statement on the FA website.
"The incident with Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video, occurred during the fixture between the two sides at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday, 1 March 2014.
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