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Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 March, 2004, 14:33 GMT
Ricksen gets four-game ban
Ricksen has been punished as a result of video evidence before
Ricksen has been punished as a result of video evidence before
Rangers' Fernando Ricksen will miss a total of four matches after being found guilty of elbowing Hibs' Derek Riordan in a CIS Cup semi-final.

The Scottish Football Association's disciplinary committee handed him a two-game suspension and 12 disciplinary points, which mean a further ban.

The decision was taken after video evidence was used to incriminate the player by the SFA's review panel.

Ricksen has seven days to appeal against the ban.

Rangers had already fined the player, who was previously banned in similar circumstances after being caught on camera kicking Aberdeen's Darren Young, 10,000.

He will miss Rangers' next two matches and a further two games from 30 March.

It is only the third time the SFA has used video evidence to punish a player, with Bobo Balde the other player to have been brought to book by such means.





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