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Friday, August 17, 2012

io Ferdinand Fined £45k For Twitter Comments

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been fined £45,000 for comments he made on Twitter.

The Independent Regulatory Commission found him guilty of improper conduct in relation to a comment he posted on the social media site.

A statement from the Football Association said: "The commission decided that the comment was improper and brought the game into disrepute.

"In addition, the commission found that the breach included a reference to ethnic origin, colour or race.

"Ferdinand was fined £45,000 and warned as to his future conduct."

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