Fellaini accepts FA ban

Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini has been banned for three matches after accepting a charge of violent conduct for his clash with Stoke’s Ryan Shawcross.

The Football Association brought the charge retrospectively after reviewing footage of Everton’s 1-1 draw with Stoke in the Premier League on Saturday.

Fellaini and Everton accepted the charge, little surprise considering the player had already apologised and his manager David Moyes also condemned the incident, meaning he will miss the Toffees’ next three games.

Fellaini will now miss the games at West Ham and home to Wigan and Chelsea and will not play again until the trip to Newcastle on January 2.


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