Van Dijk received a warning from Newcastle, and the FA advised a four-game suspension.

 The Football Association (FA) have been advised to hand Liverpool captain Virgil van Dijk a four-match ban for his “unacceptable behaviour” following his red card against Newcastle.CONTINUE READING>>>>>

Referee John Brooks sent off Van Dijk in the first-half of the fixture at St James’ Park after he tripped Alexander Isak.

The Dutchman angrily launched a verbal outburst at Brooks and fourth official Craig Pawson as he left the pitch.

A former Premier League official, Mark Halsey, has called for Van Dijk to be handed an increased ban because of his behaviour…… Continue Your Reading

“Van Dijk will rightly receive a one-match ban for the straight red card but I believe his suspension should be increased. The abusive and insulting language used by the new Reds leader could be worthy of another RED CARD and result in an additional three-match ban.

“That would rule out Van Dijk for four matches in total – a fitting punishment for his poor conduct. Howard Webb went around all of the clubs in a bid to improve the standards of behaviour towards officials. But clearly some players, including Van Dijk, didn’t bother to listen,” Halsey told the UK Sun.

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