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Patrice Evra sacked by Marseille and banned by UEFA for kung-fu kick on supporter

By Mutala Yakubu
Patrice Evra is banned from playing in European competitions until next season

Marseille defender Patrice Evra has been banned from matches in Uefa competitions for seven months for kicking one of his own supporters before a Europa League match.

The former Manchester United full-back is banned until June 2018 and has been sacked by Marseille.

He was fined 10,000 euros (£8,829).

Evra, 36, aimed a kick at a fan next to the pitch before the match against Vitoria Guimaraes on 2 November.