Previous
Athletic Bilbao
Espanyol
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Metz
Paris Saint-Germain
0
0
LIVE 5'
Game Details
Brentford
Fulham
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Cardiff City
Reading
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Morelia
Guadalajara
1:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Western Sydney Wanderers
Newcastle Jets
6:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Next

Arsenal vs. Utd: Mutual hatred

50-50 Challenge 1 day ago
Read

Drogba's funky new dance

The Toe Poke 8 hours ago
Read
By ESPN Staff
Jan 17, 2008

UEFA uphold Binya's six-match European ban

BERNE, Switzerland, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Benfica's defensive midfielder Augustin Binya has failed in his appeal against the six-match European ban for his studs-up tackle on Celtic's Scott Brown.

The Cameroon international, currently on duty with his country at the African Nations Cup, was told on Thursday by UEFA's appeals body the ban would stand.

UEFA's control and disciplinary body issued the original ban on Nov. 16, 10 days after the Group D match which Celtic won 1-0.

Binya, who was shown a red card in the 85th minute after catching Brown just below the knee, has already served two matches of the suspension and will miss both legs of Benfica's UEFA Cup round of 32 tie against Nuremberg.

If Benfica fail to progress, the remaining two matches of the ban will be come into effect for any future European matches that Binya's team qualifies for.