Wilkinson gets 3-match ban for elbowing Balotelli

  •  

LONDON (AP) -Stoke defender Andy Wilkinson will serve a three-match ban after admitting a charge of violent conduct for elbowing Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli in the face during a Premier League match.

The incident took place during Saturday's 1-1 draw at the Britannia Stadium but was missed by the referee. The Football Association took retrospective action after the elbowing was caught on video.

Wilkinson will now miss Stoke's match at Premier League leader Chelsea on Saturday, as well as games against Swansea and Liverpool.

Copyright 2014 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
  •  
 

Biggest Stories

 

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Green Bay Packers Nike Green Reflective Pack Performance Hoodie

Cold Weather Gear
Keep warm in your favorite team apparel
Shop Now