Major update — this time from the English Championship. The English FA have just handed Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey a 5-match ban and £100,000 fine for racial abuse during an incident with Wolverhampton’s Romain Saiss back in September. As reported by the BBC: “Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has been banned for five games after 

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Newcastle recently announced the signing of Jonjo Shelvey for a fee believed to be in the region of £12 million. The former Liverpool midfielder will be keen to get first team football in a bid to re-earn his England spot for the Euros.   Surprising fee, but a top midfielder on his day The fee 

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I want to talk about Jonjo Shelvey. About three, maybe four, years ago when he was playing for Liverpool I earmarked Jonjo Shelvey as possibly the worst player playing in the Premier League. He didn’t get much game time at Liverpool, but when he was on the pitch he made the wrong decision almost every 

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This wasn’t billed to be the year Liverpool returned to accompany those at the top of the tree in English football and fight it out for qualification for a place amongst Europe’s elite in the Champions League. This was supposed to be Brendan Rodgers’s year of transition as he aims to inject a fresh air 

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