Ivan Toney was suspended from soccer actions for eight months by the FA after breaking its playing coverage. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Ivan Toney suspended by the FA
Brentford striker Ivan Toney was suspended for eight months by the English Soccer Affiliation (FA) Wednesday for violating its playing coverage.
The suspension “runs as much as and together with 16 January 2024,” and Toney was additionally “fined £50,000 ($62,415) and warned as to his future conduct for breaches of The FA’s Betting Guidelines,” per an FA announcement.
charged with 262 breaches of the playing guidelines between February 2017 and January 2021
Toney, 27, has been the topic of an ongoing investigation that began in 2022. He was charged with 262 breaches of the playing guidelines between February 2017 and January 2021, however later had 30 of them expunged. He confessed to the remaining 232 offenses.
Toney was having an important season, scoring 21 instances together with 20 league objectives, and offering 5 assists for a complete of 26 aim contributions in 25 matches throughout all competitions. His membership, Brentford, which is in its second straight 12 months within the high flight of English Soccer following a 74-year absence, is ninth within the English Premier League desk and 4 factors off of European qualification with two video games to go.
Toney already missed out on an England call-up for the World Cup in November with the uncertainty of his future hanging over his head. He has additionally not too long ago been linked with high-profile strikes to English golf equipment Manchester United and Chelsea, amongst others, however these are additionally now hanging within the steadiness.