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Leeds United keeper Kiko Casilla found guilty of racial abuse - eight match ban received

Leeds keeper Kiko Casilla has been found guilty of racial abuse by the FA, following an incident earlier in the season.

Leeds United v Reading - Sky Bet Championship
Kiko Casilla has had a season of mixed form, but will miss the next eight matches.
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Kiko Casilla has been found guilty of racial abuse, resulting in an eight match ban. The Leeds keeper had several supporting parties, including former Leeds striker, Eddie Nketiah and representatives from Real Madrid, who provided a character profile.

However, the FA have come to a conclusion to suspend Casilla following an incident against Charlton involving Jonathan Leko and Casilla.

Due to a lack of information, it is very difficult to give opinions on the ban or the incident, but more information including the incident report, is expected next week.

Illian Meslier is expected to take the reigns between the sticks, following an impressive showing against Arsenal in the FA Cup, with Elia Caprile is expected to appear on the bench for the first time since signing in January from Chievo.

Phil Hay’s tweet above also tells us that Casilla has been fined £60,000 and will be put on some kind of course/education, which will likely be on racism and proper conduct and communication.