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Jack Wilshere fined £40k over anti-Spurs chanting

Published 17/06/2015 | 17:38

Jack Wilshere has been fined £40,000 after accepting a misconduct charge
Jack Wilshere has been fined £40,000 after accepting a misconduct charge

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.

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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."

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