Swansea ‘reluctantly accept’ Shelvey’s four-match suspension for violent conduct

first_img Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey 1 Swansea have “reluctantly accepted” Jonjo Shlevey’s four-match ban for violent conduct, after the midfielder elbowed Emre Can during the Swans’ 4-1 defeat against Liverpool on Monday.The 22-year-old’s suspension begins with immediate effect, meaning he will miss Swansea’s match with Queens Park Rangers on New Year’s Day.The ban has been extended to four matches rather than the customary three due to violent conduct against Everton earlier in the season.Swansea manager Garry Monk claimed the incident did not warrant any disciplinary action, adding referee Andre Marriner was perfectly placed to judge to make a decision.The Football Association confirmed that the incident “was not seen by the match officials but caught on video”, bringing about the retrospective ban.last_img read more

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