Nicolas Anelka

  • West Brom sack Anelka for gross misconduct 15-03-2014 08:42 AM

    London: West Bromwich Albion have given French striker Nicolas Anelka notice they are terminating his contract for gross misconduct, the Premier League club said in a statement on Friday. Anelka, who was given a five-match ban by the FA following his controversial 'quenelle' salute during a match on December 28,...
  • Anelka and FA accept five-match ban 14-03-2014 09:33 AM

    London: Nicolas Anelka has decided not to appeal against the five-match ban imposed on the West Bromwich Albion striker for his controversial 'quenelle' gesture, the FA said on Thursday. The 34-year-old French forward was suspended for his goal celebration during a Premier League match against West Ham United. Anelka had...
  • Nicolas Anelka handed five-match ban for 'quenelle' salute: FA 27-02-2014 11:39 PM

    West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka has been banned for five matches and fined 80,000 pounds for making an alleged anti-Semitic gesture in a match in December, the Football Association said on Thursday. The Frenchman, who made a "quenelle" salute after scoring in a 3-3 draw against West Ham United...
  • Nicolas Anelka denies FA racism charge over gesture 24-01-2014 09:44 AM

    London: West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka will face an English Football Association disciplinary hearing after formally denying a racism charge for celebrating a goal with a gesture deemed anti-Semitic. Anelka repeatedly has insisted that his use of the gesture, which is known in France as a "quenelle" and has...
  • Nicolas Anelka calls on English FA to drop race charge 22-01-2014 07:41 PM

    London: A statement on Nicolas Anelka's Facebook page quotes the West Bromwich Albion striker as challenging the English Football Association's charge for a racially aggravated gesture. Anelka wrote: "I ask the English FA to kindly lift the charges alleged against me. And I repeat, I am not anti-Semitic or racist."...
  • FA charges Nicolas Anelka for anti-Semitic gesture 22-01-2014 07:20 AM

    London: West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka was charged by the English Football Association on Tuesday for performing a gesture considered to be anti-Semitic while he was celebrating a goal. The former French national team play has until Thursday to respond to the charge and is facing a minimum five-game...
  • FA to probe alleged Anelka anti-Semitic gesture 29-12-2013 09:46 AM

    London: The FA is to investigate an alleged anti-Semitic gesture made by West Bromwich Albion striker Nicolas Anelka during Saturday's 3-3 Premier League draw at West Ham United. An FA spokesman said his organisation would be launching a probe after Anelka's actions provoked widespread criticism. The former France striker celebrated...
  • Anelka considering retirement following death of agent 23-08-2013 02:56 PM

    London: West Bromwich Albion manager Steve Clarke has said striker Nicolas Anelka has told him that he is considering retiring following the death of his agent. The Frenchman had already been excused from his team's Premier League game against Everton on Saturday on compassionate grounds after learning that Eric Manasse...
  • FIFA reject Drogba's special loan request 22-11-2012 10:36 PM

    FIFA have refused Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba permission to leave China's Shanghai Shenhua on loan before the January transfer window. FIFA said they had received a request to be registered outside an open registration period from the former Chelsea forward, whose season in the Chinese Super League is over....
  • Scolari-Anelka feud rocks Chelsea 13-01-2009 11:46 PM

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  • Anelka: More goals, more titles 04-11-2008 09:04 PM

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