UEFA: Patrice Evra Banned For Seven Months And Given €10,000 Fine For Kicking Marseille Fan Dans La Tête

Chris Wright

10th, November 2017


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UEFA have ordained that Patrice Evra will be banned from taking part in their matches for seven months as punishment for kicking a Marseille fan in the head a week or so ago.

Evra became embroiled in a pitchside confrontation with the supporter before Marseille’s Europa League game against Vitoria Guimaeres on 1st November – a skirmish that concluded swiftly when the veteran full-back lashed out with a high boot.

According to the Press Association, UEFA have announced that Evra will be banned from all European club matches until June 30th, 2018, and fined to the tune of €10,000 fine (approx. £8,830) for his troubles.

Here’s the rap sheet, courtesy of the AP’s Rob Harris…

L’OM themselves issued a statement last Friday to confirm that they too have levied a suspension on Evra, who has henceforth been rendered unavailable for selection until the club decide what to do with him.