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Last Updated: Thursday April 07 2011 09:31 GMT

Wayne Rooney WILL be banned for two matches

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney has lost an appeal against his two-match ban for swearing into a television camera.

The FA said they wouldn't accept that the punishment they've given Rooney is over the top.

The striker said sorry after United's 4-2 win over West Ham when he swore down a pitch-side television camera.

Rooney will miss Saturday's Premier League game against Fulham and the following week's crucial FA Cup semi-final match against Manchester City.



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Wayne Rooney faces a two match ban for swearing t the camera during Man United's game against West Ham at the weekend

Should footballers get a ban for swearing on the pitch?

"Yes! They set a bad example to young kids."

Seth, 13, Powys, Wales


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