Kieran Trippier has been given a ten-week suspension by the Soccer Affiliation after he was discovered responsible of breaching the governing physique’s guidelines on betting.
The Atletico Madrid and England defender, 30, has additionally been fined £70,000 and his ban is efficient worldwide after the FA launched an software with FIFA.
Trippier moved from Tottenham to Atletico Madrid in July 2019 and was charged in Could with betting breaches in the course of the month of his switch.
The suitable-back denied all seven alleged breaches, however 4 have been discovered confirmed with the opposite three dismissed.
An FA spokesperson mentioned: “The Atletico Madrid defender denied seven alleged breaches of FA Rule E8(1)(b), which have been mentioned to happen throughout July 2019, and requested a private listening to.
“An impartial Regulatory Fee was appointed to listen to the case, with 4 of the alleged breaches discovered confirmed and three dismissed throughout a subsequent private listening to.
“The impartial Regulatory Fee’s written causes for its choices and the related sanction shall be revealed in the end.”
The suspension will rule Trippier out of no less than 14 matches for Atletico, together with the primary leg of their Champions League last-16 tie in opposition to Chelsea on February 23.
In a press release issued when he was first charged in Could, Trippier mentioned: “I wish to make it clear that whereas knowledgeable footballer, I’ve at no stage positioned any soccer associated bets or obtained any monetary profit from others betting.”