Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier was banned from football for 10 weeks on Wednesday for breaching betting rules in a punishment from the English Football Association that applies worldwide.
The misconduct denied by Trippier happened in July 2019, the month he left Tottenham for Atletico.
Atletico Madrid right-back Kieran Trippier has been banned from all football for 10 weeks and fined £70,000 for breaching the FA's anti-betting rules pic.twitter.com/8wCoXj09km
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The ban takes effect immediately and comes with Atletico top of the Spanish league. The 30-year-old will be suspended for the first leg of the Champions League game against Chelsea in the round of 16 in February.
The ban expires before England’s national team is next due to play.