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Oct 4, 2009

Adebayor hits out at FA's "excessive" fine

Despite escaping without a ban for his goal celebration against Arsenal last month, Manchester City's Emmanuel Adebayor claims the punishment handed down by the Football Association was "excessive".

The striker was handed a two-match suspended ban and also fined £25,000 after running the full length of the pitch towards the Arsenal fans after scoring against his old club. He feels that fine was over the top.

He told The People: "They have punished me for celebrating a goal and I accept it but I think it is excessive. But now I have to forget it and just think about scoring goals without any problems.

"If I play in the Emirates and score I will celebrate of course, but I will do it with my fans."


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