Wayne Rooney Ban Reduced

Wayne Rooney’s ban has been reduced to two games on appeal, with the third game suspended for four years. UEFA’s Disciplinary and Control Body handed Rooney a three-match ban after his petulant kick at Montenegro’s Miodrag Dzudovic in England’s final Euro 2012 qualifier in October. England had appealed against the severity of the ban. With no more competitive games for England before next summer’s finals in Ukraine and Poland, Rooney…

December 8, 2011

UEFA To Discuss Rooney Red Card

England striker Wayne Rooney will discover the cost of his red card in Montenegro after a UEFA meeting on Thursday. UEFA’s Disciplinary and Control Body will sit to discuss issues from the last set of qualifiers. They will also hear outstanding complaints, including the claims of racist abuse levelled at Bulgaria by England. But the crucial outcome, for the Three Lions at least, will be the ban handed to Wayne…

October 10, 2011