Dele Alli, Tottenham, Coronavirus, Misconduct, Social Media

Dele Alli, Tottenham

Football: Tottenham's Alli faces ban for coronavirus post

Football: Tottenham's Alli faces ban for coronavirus post

26/2/2020 11:12:00 PM

Football: Tottenham 's Alli faces ban for coronavirus post

LONDON: Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association over a social media post related to the ...

SportDele Alli (left) faces a ban after being charged by the FA for a social media post referencing coronavirus. AFP/Ben STANSALL27 Feb 2020 03:25AMShare this contentBookmarkLONDON: Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association over a social media post related to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Alli posted a video on Snapchat in relation to the deadly virus, while also singling out an Asian man in an airport prior to going on holiday during Spurs' winter break.AdvertisementAdvertisementAn FA statement read:"The post constitutes an"Aggravated Breach", which is defined in FA Rule E3(2), as it included a reference, whether express or implied, to race and/or colour and/or ethnic origin and/or nationality."

Alli quickly deleted the post and apologised."It wasn't funny and I realised that immediately and took it down. I let myself down and the club," Alli said in a post on Chinese social media platform Weibo.However, an aggravated breach of the FA's regulations can be punished with up to six-game ban.

AdvertisementAdvertisementManchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva was handed just a one-match suspension and a £50,000 fine for a Twitter post comparing teammate Benjamin Mendy to a cartoon earlier this season.Alli has until Mar 5 to respond to the FA.

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho believes Alli's remorse should mean he escapes a suspension."I feel that (a ban) would be unnecessary, but in relation to these decisions, I am nobody," said Mourinho earlier this month."I think it is unnecessary because the player understands the naivety of the situation, the player is a good guy, the player even in the dressing room has a big Asian friend (Son Heung-min) that he loves."

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