|陕西主教成耀东 -- 吃超级大罚单
[ 2007-05-31 10:15 ]
Xi'an Chanba coach Cheng Yaodong has been banned from the
touchline for the rest of the season and fined 10,000 yuan ($1,308) for pushing
a referee during a Chinese Super League (CSL) game last weekend.
incident was a blow to China's soccer authorities, who are trying to change the
widely-held perception that corruption and ill-discipline are rife in the CSL.
Cheng, whose team are bottom of the league, twice ran onto the pitch to
protest a controversial own goal and
a penalty decision during the 1-1 draw against Beijing Guoan on Sunday .
"Cheng and his assistant Wu (Bing) rushed from the sidelines, shouted insults
at and pushed the referee, interrupted the match and caused a brawl," the
Chinese Football Association (CFA) said in a statement.
Wu received a 10-match suspension and a 10,000 yuan fine, while Xian defender
Qu Nannan was banned for four matches and fined 3,000 yuan. The club was fined
Cheng was banned for two matches in March for the same reason and so was
handed the most serious penalty the CFA has doled out this season.
"It demonstrated that they did not learn from past, did not put corrective
measures into place," said the CFA statement.
"I accept CFA's punishment," he told local media.
"As far as the referee's decisions, I'm keeping my opinion to myself for