UEFA bans Chelsea's John Terry for 3 European matches

Updated: 01 June 2012 16:43 IST

UEFA has banned Chelsea captain John Terry for three European club matches over his red card against Barcelona in the Champions League semifinals.

Nyon, Switzerland:

UEFA has banned Chelsea captain John Terry for three European club matches over his red card against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals.

Terry sat out Chelsea's victory in the final against Bayern Munich to serve a mandatory one-match ban.

UEFA says its disciplinary panel has added two more matches, after ruling that Terry was guilty of violent conduct when he struck his knee into the back of Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez.

Terry is ineligible for the Super Cup match against Europa League winners Atletico Madrid in August, plus Chelsea's first Champions League group-stage match in September.

Terry and Chelsea can challenge the sanction at UEFA's appeals panel.

Topics : Football Villarreal Alexis Alejandro Sanchez Dimitar Berbatov Fernando Jose Torres Sanz Chelsea Levski Sofia Samuel Eto'o Fils Barcelona AC Milan John Terry
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