Football: Anelka hearing continues into second day
Published on Feb 26, 2014 7:03 PM
LONDON (AFP) - Nicolas Anelka's disciplinary hearing over his controversial "quenelle" goal celebration went into a second day on Wednesday.
The French striker, now with English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion, faces a minimum five-match ban for making a gesture condemned in France as anti-Semitic after scoring the first of his two goals in a 3-3 draw against West Ham on Dec 28.
However, the 34-year-old has denied the gesture was anti-Semitic and requested a personal hearing.
England's governing Football Association (FA) had confirmed on Monday that the hearing would start on Tuesday but refused to specify a location.
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