"You've Been Framed" Babayaro Gets Ban

Last updated : 22 September 2006 By Footy Mad - Editor

Newcastle's Celestine Babayaro has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association after a clash with Newcastle target (and now Liverpool player) Dirk Kuyt. .

The incident was not seen by the match officials, but was caught on video and 28-year-old Babayaro has been given an automatic three-match ban.
Babayaro punched Kuyt in the face during the first half of Newcastle's 2-0 defeat at Anfield.

Babayaro has been caught before on camers, most notably when he decked Everton's Tim Cahill at Goodison Park. He has until Monday 25 September to respond to the charge.