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Spurs Sissoko charged with violent conduct by FA

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Moussa Sissoko has been charged with alleged violent conduct by the Football Association. PHOTO/SKY.

Moussa Sissoko has been charged with alleged violent conduct by the Football Association. PHOTO/SKY.

LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 24 – Tottenham’s Moussa Sissoko has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association after elbowing Bournemouth’s Harry Arter.

The pair collided during match at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday and Sissoko could now face a retrospective ban.

An FA statement read: “Moussa Sissoko has been charged for an alleged act of violent conduct which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video.

“The Tottenham Hotspur forward was involved in an incident with AFC Borunemouth’s Harry Arter in the 79tth minute of the game on Saturday. He has until 6pm on Tuesday October 25 to reply.

“Off the ball incidents which are not seen at the time by the match officials are referred to a panel of three former elite match officials.

“Each panel member will review the video footage independently of one another to determine whether they consider it a sending-off offence.

“For retrospective action to be taken, and an FA charge to follow, the decision of the panel must be unanimous.”

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