Anelka given five-match ban and fine for quenelle gesture

West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka has been given a five-match ban and fined £80,000 for the 'quenelle' gesture he made during his side's match against West Ham in December.

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Anelka given ban and fine for 'quenelle' gesture

Anelka's gesture was found to be "abusive and or insulting and or improper," the FA said. Credit: Empics

West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka has been given a five-match ban and fined £80,000 for the 'quenelle' gesture he made during his side's match against West Ham in December.

The Frenchman will also be ordered to complete a compulsory education course, the Football Association said.

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