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Saturday 17 February 2018

Manchester City's Martin Demichelis avoids ban after accepting betting charge

Martin Demichelis has been fined after accepting a charge in relation to betting from the Football Association
Martin Demichelis has been fined after accepting a charge in relation to betting from the Football Association

Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has escaped a ban after accepting a betting-related charge.

The Argentinian has instead been fined £22,058 and warned as to his future conduct by the Football Association.

A statement from the FA read: " The Manchester City defender breached FA Rule E8 in respect of 29 bets placed on football matches between 22 January 2016 and 15 February 2016."

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