Jamie Vardy will miss Leicester City’s potential title-winning match at Manchester United on Sunday following the confirmation by the Football Association that the England star has been hit with an additional game ban for improper conduct.
Victory for the Foxes at Old Trafford on Sunday will see them wrap up a dramatic Premier League win but they will have to do so without their talismanic striker, Vardy who has been quite phenomenal this season.
Vardy lose his cool as he confronted referee Jon Moss after being sent off during the 2-2 draw against West Ham on April 17 having been shown a second yellow card for simulation.
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The England international, who automatically sat out Sunday’s 4-0 win over Swansea, was also fined £10,000 while Leicester have been docked £20,000 for their players’ behavior in the latter stages of the match against West Ham.
An FA statement read: “Following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing, Jamie Vardy has been given a one-match suspension with immediate effect, fined £10,000 and warned as to his future conduct.
“The Leicester City forward had accepted an FA charge of improper conduct following his second half dismissal against West Ham United on Sunday 17 April 2016.
“Meanwhile, the club has been fined £20,000 after admitting an FA charge of failing to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.
“The standard penalty, which the club accepted, followed an 83rd minute incident during the same fixture.”