Daniel Sturridge gets six-week ban for breaching FA betting rules

• Four weeks suspended so forward set to return on 31 July
• FA unhappy with findings and sanction and will appeal

Daniel Sturridge has been suspended for six weeks and fined £75,000 after being found guilty of breaching Football Association betting rules. An independent commission found the former Liverpool striker had given his brother inside information on a possible transfer to Sevilla for betting purposes.

Sturridge, who is without a club following his release by Liverpool, has been suspended from playing any domestic matches with immediate effect. The final four weeks of the ban are suspended, however, meaning he is free to resume his career with a new club from 31 July.

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