England defender Kieran Trippier suspended after breaking FA betting rules

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England defender Kieran Trippier has been banned for 10 weeks and fined £70,000 for breaching betting rules, the Football Association has announced.

The Atletico Madrid defender denied seven alleged breaches of FA rules which were said to occur during July 2019, and requested a personal hearing.

An independent regulatory commission was appointed to hear the case, with four of the alleged breaches found proven and three dismissed during a subsequent personal hearing.

The independent regulatory commission’s written reasons for its decisions and the associated sanction will be published in due course.

The suspension, which includes all football and football-related activity, is effective worldwide from today (Wednesday 23 December 2020) following an application to FIFA.