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Anelka hearing continues

West Brom forward Nicolas Anelka's disciplinary hearing into his alleged anti-Semitic 'quenelle' salute will continue into a second day on Wednesday.

Last Updated: 26/02/14 at 09:46 Post Comment

Nicolas Anelka: FA hearing continues into a second day

Nicolas Anelka: FA hearing continues into a second day

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The independent regulatory commission's hearing, which is taking place at an undisclosed location, is expected to be completed by the end of the week.

West Brom's French striker faces a minimum five-match ban under the Football Association's new anti-discrimination rules.

Anelka has been charged by the FA with performing an alleged anti-Semitic gesture during his club's match against West Ham on December 28.

The 34-year-old has denied the salute was anti-Semitic and requested a personal hearing.

Anelka was charged last month with an aggravated offence after making a gesture that was judged to be "abusive and/or indecent and/or insulting and/or improper".

The aggravated breach was that it included "a reference to ethnic origin and/or race and/or religion or belief".

A definitive decision is expected one way or another by Friday.

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