The rising popularity of the quenelle is a worrisome trend. It reflects a widening anti-Semitic streak in a culture already too accepting of anti-Jewish behaviour and expression. 886 more words
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Nicolas Anelka’s quenelle gesture has certainly been the most controversial moment of this season and with the independent panel imposing a 5 game ban on him, 7 games less than Suarez for biting Ivanovic last season and probably an awful lot less than the touchline ban Alan Pardew will receive for his ‘headbutt’ yesterday, the question being asked is, “Is 5 games enough?”
West Bromwich Albion have suspended Nicolas Anelka after the Frenchman was banned for five matches by the Football Association and fined £80,000 for the quenelle gesture that he performed after scoring against West Ham United in December. 103 more words
West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka has been handed a five-match ban and fined £80,000 for his ‘quenelle’ gesture.
A three-man independent regulatory commission has ruled that Anelka committed racially-aggravated misconduct in performing the gesture during a goal celebration in the Baggies’ draw at West Ham United on December 28. 60 more words
(EUROPA PRESS).- El jugador francés del West Bromwich Albion Nicolás Anelka ha sido suspendido cinco partidos y multado con 97.000 euros por hacer el saludo de la quenelle, un supuesto gesto antisemita en un partido de la Premier League del pasado mes de diciembre. 39 more words