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Chelsea fullback Reece James handed 2-match UEFA ban

Chelsea fullback Reece James has been handed a two match ban by UEFA after his red card for England at Wembley.

UEFA chiefs ruled the Chelsea full-back used “abusive language" at Spanish referee Jesus Gil Manzano in the Nations League defeat to Denmark last month.

James actually got his marching orders after the final whistle when tempers flared after the game which also saw Harry Maguire get his marching orders and the Manchester United defender will serve a one game ban.

But James' suspension - which has now been confirmed by UEFA's disciplinary committee - means he is likely to miss out on Gareth Southgate's squad which is to be named on Thursday.

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