Evans, Cisse given long bans for spitting at each other

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United defender Jonny Evans and Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse were given long bans Saturday for spitting at each other during a Premier League match. Evans denied deliberately spitting but was found guilty by an English Football Association disciplinary panel, which handed him a six-game suspension — the standard penalty for the[…]

Evans issues denial, Cisse apology after spitting incident

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has denied spitting at Papiss Cisse during a Premier League game, while the Newcastle striker has issued an apology for his role in the incident. Television replays showed the pair spitting at each other Wednesday during United’s 2-0 win after Cisse had reacted angrily to a tackle[…]