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European soccer proposes 10-game race abuse ban

Updated: April 10, 2013, 11:25 AM ET
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England -- UEFA has proposed tough sanctions against racism in soccer, including a minimum 10-match ban for players or officials found guilty of abuse.

UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino outlined the plans Wednesday at the SoccerEx conference in Manchester.

Infantino said if there is racism in the stands at matches, the first sanction for clubs will no longer just be a fine but a partial stadium closure. If there is more racism in the stands, Infantino said there ...

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