Man United loanee Kieran O'Hara handed six-match ban for biting

Manchester United loanee goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara handed six-match ban for biting opponent

  • Manchester United goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara has been dealt a six-match ban
  • The 23-year-old who is on loan at Burton was found guilty of biting an opponent
  •  Brewers boss Nigel Clough says the club will appeal the FA’s decision

Manchester United loanee Kieran O’Hara has been banned for six matches for biting an opponent. 

The 23-year-old goalkeeper who is currently on loan with Burton Albion was found guilty of an FA charge following an altercation with Sammie Szmodics in the 1-1 draw at home to Peterborough. 

But a statement from the FA on Friday read: ‘An independent Regulatory Commission has suspended Kieran O’Hara for six matches with immediate effect and fined him £2,500 for a breach of FA Rule E3

Manchester United’s Kieran O’Hara has been dealt a six-match ban for biting an opponent

 ‘The Burton Albion FC goalkeeper denied that his behaviour during the 44th minute of an EFL League One fixture against Peterborough United FC on Saturday 29 February 2020 amounted to violent and/or improper conduct but the charge was subsequently found proven.

‘The independent Regulatory Commission’s written reasons will be published in due course.’ 

Burton boss Nigel Clough has confirmed the club would be appealing the FA charge.

O’Hara has kept nine clean sheets in 33 league appearances for the Brewers this term.

Burton boss Nigel Clough says the club will be appealing the FA’s decision

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