ENGLAND – MANCHESTER CITY was fined £120,000 by the ENGLAND FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (FA), following an outcry following a referee’s ruling that Manchester City players refused to accept.
City were fined after their players swarmed referee Simon Hooper during the 3-3 draw with Tottenham Hotspur earlier this month.
Several City players, including Erling Haaland, swarmed referee Hooper after he failed to award a ‘advantage’ in the last minute of play at the Etihad Stadium.
Haaland who was fouled by Emerson Royal, but managed to get back up and pass the ball to Jack Grealish but when Jack Grealish wanted to continue running the referee blew the whistle
England’s Football Association (FA) have fined City after they admitted their players behaved inappropriately in the final minutes and after the end of the match