English FA Bans Man Utd’s Bastian Schweinsteiger

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Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has received a lengthy ban for violent behaviour.

 Schweinsteiger accepted a charge of violent conduct brought before him by the English FA for his altercation with West Ham defender Winston Reid in a goalless draw last weekend.


Schweinsteiger and Reid confront each other

chweinsteiger allegedly hit the centre-back Reid with his forearm during the game and the FA has acted swiftly to ban the midfielder.

Referee Mark Clattenburg and his assistants did not spot the clash during the match, but the FA took retrospective action after reviewing video footage of the incident.


An FA statement read: “Bastian Schweinsteiger will serve a three-match suspension with immediate effect after he accepted an FA charge for violent conduct which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video.”

“The Manchester United midfielder was involved in an incident with West Ham United’s Winston Reid in the 40th minute of the game on Saturday 5 December 2015.”

The former Bayern Munich man will miss United’s Premier League games against Bournemouth, Norwich City and Stoke City but will be available for the visit of champions Chelsea on December 28.

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