For verbally abusing a Uefa anti-doping officer at the Europa League final, Phil Jones of Manchester United has been suspended for two European games.
He was found guilty of “directing insulting and directing abusive language” and “a lack of cooperation and respect” towards the official.
Man Utd were fined £8,900, while Jones was fined £4,450. Jones’s team-mate, Daley Blind was also charged with an anti-doping rules violation and was fined £4,450.
An anti-doping official refused to let Jones pose for a photo after the game in which the United players held up a banner in tribute to victims of the attack in Manchester on 22 May.
Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Ajax in Stockholm came 2 days after 22 people were killed by a suicide bomber following a concert at Manchester Arena.
Jones will be ineligible for the Uefa Super Cup match against Real Madrid on 8 August in Skopje and will even miss the first match of the Champions League group stage.
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