Jack Wilshere fined £40k over anti-Spurs chanting
Published 17/06/2015 | 17:38
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been fined £40,000 and severely warned as to his future conduct after admitting a charge of misconduct, the Football Association has announced.
The England international sang anti-Tottenham chants during the club's FA Cup victory parade, taking to the microphone to mock the Gunners' fierce rivals with a foul-mouthed taunt as the players celebrated on a stage outside the Emirates Stadium on May 31.
"Arsenal's Jack Wilshere has been fined £40,000 and severely warned as to his future conduct after admitting to a charge of misconduct," read a statement on www.thefa.com.
"Wilshere was found guilty of making and/or inciting certain comments during the club's open bus trophy tour after their FA Cup Final victory, with his conduct deemed to be improper and bringing the game into disrepute."