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Chelsea appeal over 'harsh' bans

29 Jun 2009 20:01:14

Chelsea appeal over 'harsh' bans

Chelsea have detailed their reasons for appealing against the fine and bans imposed by Uefa after May's Champions League semi-final defeat by Barcelona. Striker Didier Drogba was banned for six games and defender Bosingwa for four, with the club was fined £85,000. A Chelsea statement read: "We believe these punishments are unnecessarily harsh given the circumstances. "Honest and sincere apologies were made swiftly after these regrettable incidents occurred." The Blues were stunned.... read more


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