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Montpellier's Jeunechamp banned for year

December 21, 2012
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Montpellier defender Cyril Jeunechamp may have played the last match of his career after being suspended for a year following an attack on a journalist.

Jeunechamp, 37, was handed the ban by a French league commission after a violent exchange with L'Equipe journalist Jose Barroso in the aftermath of the Ligue 1 champions' 1-1 draw at Valenciennes on November 17.

An argument between the pair in the mixed zone at the Stade du Hainaut ended with full-back Jeunechamp punching Barroso ...

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