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George Boyd banned for spitting at Hart

The Football Association has confirmed that Hull City forward George Boyd will be banned for three games for spitting at Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart.

Joe Hart and George Boyd were involved in an angry confrontation.
George Boyd confronts Joe Hart during Hull's defeat.

Boyd was initially charged after a three-man FA panel had reviewed video evidence of the incident, which took place during Hull’s 2-0 defeat at the KC Stadium, but the player had lodged an appeal.

However, a statement on the official FA website on Thursday read: “Hull City’s George Boyd will serve a three-match suspension with immediate effect after an FA charge for spitting was found proven.

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“The incident with Manchester City’s Joe Hart, which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video, occurred in or around the 68th minute of the fixture between the two sides on Saturday 15 March 2014.

“Boyd had denied the breach of FA Rule E1[a], but it was found proven at an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing today.”

The FA has already announced that Hart will face no further action for his part in the incident.

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