Man City Fined Over Chaotic Scenes In Spurs Match
Manchester City have been fined £120,000 ($152,000) after their players surrounded referee Simon Hooper in the closing moments of their 3-3 draw with Tottenham earlier this month.
Hooper made the contentious call to bring play back after he initiallyadvantage following Emerson Royal’s mistimed challenge on Erling Haaland.
Haalandback to his feet and produce a through ball which sent Jack Grealish Hooper blew his whistle to end a promising attack.
It sparked an animated reaction from City’s players, with top-scorer
Haaland expressed hisand later a post on social media site X, formerly known as Twitter.
The Football AssociationCity after they admitted their players behaved
“Manchester City FC have been fined £120,000 after their players surrounded a match official at the Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur FC on Sunday 3 December,” an FA statement said.
“Manchester City FC admitted that they failed to ensure their players did not behaveduring the 94th minute.
“An independent regulatory commission imposed this sanction following a hearing.”