Tue 05 July 2022 | 13:03

FA bans Spurs' Richarlison for one game after throwing a smoke bomb

Richarlison will start his Tottenham career with a one-game ban as the FA fines the former Everton forward for throwing a smoke bomb during the Toffees May's victory over Chelsea.

Having thrown a smoke bomb towards the stands after scoring at Goodison Park, the new

Tottenham

forward will miss out on his new side's first game of the 2022-23 season. The Brazilian star left Goodison Park for around £60m and headed to London to play under Antonio Conte next season.

"An independent Regulatory Commission has suspended Richarlison de Andrade for one match and fined him £25,000 following a breach of FA Rule E3 that took place during a Premier League game on Sunday 1 May 2022,"

read an FA statement

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"The Tottenham Hotspur FC forward admitted that his conduct while playing for Everton FC during the 46th minute of this game against Chelsea FC was improper, and his sanction was imposed during a subsequent hearing."

 

The Brazil international will miss Tottenham’s opening game of the season against Southampton on August 6, he will be available for selection in the London derby against Chelsea on August 13.

Richarlison

played 152 games for the Toffees, scoring 43 goals and providing 14 assists. He played an important role in Everton's survival in the Premier League last season and now he left for London with a 5-year contract to become the club's fourth summer signing after Ivan Perisic, Fraser Forster, and Yves Bissouma.

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