Mbia fined over Barton tweets

QPR have fined midfielder Stephane Mbia for a number of tweets that appeared on his official Twitter account.

Last Updated: 08/05/13 at 14:03 Post Comment

Stephane Mbia: Fined over tweets that appeared on his Twitter account

Stephane Mbia: Fined over tweets that appeared on his Twitter account

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Cameroon international, who joined QPR from Marseille last summer, appeared to contact Joey Barton and ask if he fancied swapping clubs.

Mbia denied sending the messages, claiming someone got hold of his login and password, but QPR's head of media and communications Ian Taylor confirmed in a statement that the 26-year-old had been fined.

He said: "The club has concluded its investigation following a series of tweets which appeared on Stephane Mbia's official Twitter account.

"Stephane has stressed to the club that he is not responsible for the Tweets. However the club is of the view that every player that has a Twitter account is ultimately responsible for what appears on it.

"As a result, Stephane has been fined and warned in relation to his future conduct. The club will be making no further comment."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

t's why Mourinho is so successful. He gives players a specific, limited set of functions to perform. They are but a cog in a machine. Do no more, do no less. I assume he learnt it from LvG :)

red_devil83
Fellaini Has Politely Become Undroppable

I

really hope that someone in the mainstream media spots that the Bayern manager played for and managed Barcelona quite well, and thinks to mention it in the build up. That would be really interesting.

megabrow (cufc)
Barcelona to face Bayern

Y

our gob says one thing, Brendan, the results say something else.

balls-to-monty
Rodgers bullish over Anfield future

Footer 365

Man City 3-2 Aston Villa: Fernandinho strikes late as City go second

Fernandinho struck in the 89th minute to hand Manchester City a dramatic 3-2 victory over Aston Villa in the Premier League.

Burnley 0-1 Leicester: Jamie Vardy goal sees Foxes climb out of bottom three

Leicester City climbed out of the bottom three as they defeated relegation rivals Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor on Saturday.

Crystal Palace 0-2 Hull: Dame N'Doye goals lift Tigers

Two goals from Dame N'Doye saw Hull City win 2-0 at Crystal Palace to boost their Premier League survival hopes.

Mail Box

Chelsea Millions Should Buy Better...

For the money they have spent, Chelsea should be playing like the Harlem Globetrotters rather than Atletico. We have mails on Cesc, Brendan Rodgers and...

Brendan Rodgers Is David Cameron...

Rodgers is compared to the Prime Minister, insomuch as he has a right to peddle bulls**t, apparently. Plus why comparing Arsene Wenger to Diego Simeone is a mug's game...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company