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Serbia coach Radomir Antic charged with a 4 match ban after insulting referee Jorge Larrionda

Radomir Antic had been sanctioned with a ban of 4 matches afther insulting referee Jorge Larrionda after the match Australia versus Serbia. That’s what Fifa announced on Monday.

The coach was angry at the Uruguayan referee after their team was send home in the World Cup in South Africa. But he should have blamed his team, said BBC in the match report.: “Antic’s team wanted a penalty for a handball against Cahill but they only had themselves to blame for failing to score a second when Pantelic missed.”

And there have been more decisions made by the Fifa Disciplinary Committee about incidents during the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

1 match for Anther Yahia (double yellow in match USA – Algeria)
1 match for John Heitinga (double yellow in final)
2 matches for Sani Kaita (in match Greece – Nigeria; already served 1 match)
2 matches for Yoann Gourcouff (violent conduct in France – South Africa)
3 matches for Ricardo Costa (violent conduct in match Spain versus Portugal)
3 matches for Felipe Melo (violent conduct against Arjen Robben in the quarter final Holland – Brazil)
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