Declan Rice receives two-match UEFA ban after accusing officers of ‘f***ing corruption’ in Eintracht Frankfurt defeat


West Ham boss David Moyes and captain Declan Rice have been banned by UEFA for one and two matches respectively following the membership’s Europa League defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt.

uropean soccer’s governing physique has introduced Moyes will serve a one-game suspension for unsporting conduct whereas Rice acquired a two-match ban for abusing a referee within the second leg of final month’s semi-final defeat.

Moyes was proven a straight pink card by referee Jesus Gil Manzano for booting the ball at a ballboy whereas England midfielder Rice accused the Spanish official of corruption after the Hammers’ 1-0 loss in Frankfurt had sealed the Bundesliga aspect’s 3-1 combination win.

Rice’s remarks to Manzano within the tunnel on the finish of the sport had been captured by American TV firm Fox Sports activities, with footage circulating on social media.

“Ref, ref, it is so poor, all evening, it is so dangerous,” mentioned the 23-year-old.

“How will you be that dangerous, actually? You have in all probability been f****** paid. F***ing corruption.”

West Ham had Aaron Cresswell dismissed within the nineteenth minute at Deutsche Financial institution Park for knocking down Jens Petter Hauge as he tried to undergo on objective.

The total-back was initially proven a yellow card, which was upgraded to pink after a video assistant referee assessment.

UEFA have additionally fined West Ham £1,502 for his or her followers’ use of fireworks at Frankfurt’s Deutsche Financial institution Park stadium.

The governing physique additionally mentioned Frankfurt would play one match behind closed doorways, topic to a probationary two-year interval, and fined them £68,684 in complete for six offences, together with their followers’ pitch invasion, throwing objects and inadequate safety of the taking part in space in opposition to intruders.

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