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Ben Thatcher dropped by Man City & charged by FA

Thatcher_ben_mcfc_profile_2005_1 Ben Thatcher has been suspended by Man City and charged by the FA following his disgraceful challenge on Portsmouth's Pedro Mendes. Thatcher must answer a charge of serious foul play by 12 September. A statement on City's website said: 'Ben Thatcher has been suspended from first-team action... This is pending the results of the club's internal investigation into the incident involving Pedro Mendes during the game with Portsmouth on Wednesday.'

Greater Manchester Police have also confirmed it had received complaints which it is 'duty bound' to investigate.

August 25, 2006 in Manchester City, News balls | Permalink

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