Manchester City’s Demichelis fined for betting misconduct
London, May 18 (IANS) Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has been fined 22,058 pounds ($32,200) after accepting a charge of misconduct in relation to betting, the English Football Association (FA) announced on Wednesday.
Demichelis was also warned about his future conduct after he “breached FA Rule E8 in respect of 29 bets placed on football matches between 22 January 2016 and 15 February 2016,” the FA said in a statement.
He was charged by the FA on March 30 and subsequently decided not to contest it.
The Argentina centre-back, 35, made 31 appearances for City this season. The club finished fourth in the Premier League table and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League.
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