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Liverpool fan banned for racial abuse

Updated: June 22, 2012, 12:38 PM ET
Associated Press

LIVERPOOL, England -- A Liverpool soccer fan has been banned from for four years from Liverpool and England games after being found guilty of racially abusing Manchester United captain Patrice Evra.

Phillip Gannon was seen on live television making a racially offensive monkey gesture during the FA Cup fourth-round match between the teams.

The normally heated atmosphere was even more volatile because it was the first game between the clubs since Liverpool's Luis Suarez drew an eight-match ...

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