Premier League: Tottenham's Dele Alli gets one-match ban for controversial coronavirus post, to miss Manchester United clash

Alli, 24, was charged with breaching FA Rule E3 (1) after posting a video on social media of himself at an airport wearing a mask and apparently mocking a man of Asian appearance. He later apologised for the prank.

Reuters June 11, 2020 18:35:19 IST
Premier League: Tottenham's Dele Alli gets one-match ban for controversial coronavirus post, to miss Manchester United clash

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli will miss the Premier League restart after being suspended for a match by the Football Association on Thursday, having been found guilty of misconduct after mocking the novel coronavirus outbreak.

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Dele Alli will miss the Premier League restart after being suspended for a match. Twitter @SpursOfficial

Alli, 24, was charged with breaching FA Rule E3 (1) after posting a video on social media of himself at an airport wearing a mask and apparently mocking a man of Asian appearance. He later apologised for the prank.

The FA said Alli was also fined 50,000 pounds ($63,280.00)and must undertake an education course after he was found guilty by a independent regulatory commission.

Alli will now miss Tottenham’s first match back, the visit of Champions League qualification rivals Manchester United on 19 June.

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