Arsenal Manager, Arsene Wenger has been given
a four-match touchline ban and 25,000 pounds
fine after accepting a Football Association charge
of misconduct for his misbehavior in the win over
Wenger, 67, was charged with verbally abusing
and pushing fourth official Anthony Taylor after
being sent off.
He will miss Saturday’s FA Cup tie against
Southampton and Premier League games against
Watford, Chelsea and Hull.
Wenger will be back for the Premier League trip
to Liverpool on March 4.
The Frenchman reacted angrily to Burnley being
awarded a 93rd-minute penalty at Emirates
Stadium on Sunday, one they scored to level at
After being sent to the stands by referee Jon
Moss, Wenger moved away from the pitch but
stood at the tunnel entrance and refused to move
as he tried to watch the remaining few minutes of
As Taylor encouraged him to move away, Wenger
was seen to push back against him.
Arsenal were then given a penalty of their own,
which was converted by Alexis Sanchez.
Immediately after the match, Wenger apologised,
saying: “I should have shut up – I apologise for
not having done that.
“It was nothing malicious. I should have kept my
control, even if it was in a hectic time.”