Accrington's Sam Finley gets eight-game ban for calling opponent 'pikey'

21 April 2020 01:42
Rochdale’s Paul McShane verbally abused for being IrishFinley told McShane to ‘go back to his caravan’The Accrington Stanley midfielder Sam Finley has been handed an eight-match ban for calling the Republic of Ireland international Paul McShane a “pikey”.Finley was charged with an aggravated breach of the Football Association’s rules after a League One game against McShane’s Rochdale in January. An independent regulatory commission has found the comment was a slur based on the Wicklow-born defender’s nationality and, as well as the suspension, fined Finley £850 and ordered him to attend an FA education course. Related: EFL and PFA reach wage deferral deal for League One and Two players Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian