John Yems racism ban: FA launches appeal for tougher punishment

23 January 2023 13:08
Yems given 18-month ban after FA argued for two yearsPlayers’ union says FA’s appeal is ‘absolutely right’The Football Association is to appeal against the decision of an independent panel to suspend the former Crawley manager John Yems from football for 18 months, saying it believes “a longer sanction is appropriate”.The news comes a week after Yems, 62, was found to have committed 12 ‘aggravated’ breaches of FA rules against discrimination, including the use of a number of racial slurs against members of his squad. A three-man review panel chose to reduce Yems’ punishment because they believed he was not a “conscious” racist. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian