Football sometime become a horror dream for the players. In recent years some football players suffer longer bans. Players earlier punished for months but now players suffer ban for years. Joe Barton is leading the list with longest ban for 1 year and 6 months for some betting issue.
Top 10 Longest Ban in Football History (Players List)
PlayersFootball Ban LengthCause of BanYearDavid LayneLife time ban (8 Years)Betting & Match Fixing1960’sTony KayLife time ban (7 Years)Betting & Match Fixing1960’sPeter SwanLife time banBetting & Match Fixing1960’sDiego Maradona15 MonthsDrug Test Failure1991Joe Barton18 MonthsBetting2017Eric Cantona9 MonthsHitting Fan1995Patrice Evra7 Months (Uefa Club Matches)Hitting Fan2017Mark Bosnich9 MonthsDrug Test Failure2007Rio Ferdinand8 MonthsNew Zealand1999Adrian Mutu7 MonthsDrug Test Failure2004Kolo Toure6 MonthsDrug Test Failure2011Vinnie Jones6 MonthsGrabbing1992Luis Suarez4 MonthsBiting2014
The biggest betting scandal in football history, Sheffield Wednesday lost their match to Ipswich Town. The scandal involve three footballers. Tony Kay, David Layne, and Peter Swan involved in the match fixing scandal which later become a nightmare for all three footballers. All three of them suffer life time ban but two of them return after 8 years and 7 years time period.
Joey Barton (18 Months Football Ban)
Joey Barton face ban of 1 year and 6 months after admitting football association charge in relation to betting. After 1960’s its 2nd longest ban for any footballer.
Diego Maradona (15 Months Football Ban)
One of the best football players of All-time also suffer ban in football. Maradona face 15 months long ban the main cause is (drug test failure).
Eric Cantona (9 Months Football Ban)
Eric Cantona one of the legend Manchester United player. He scored 131 goals in his overall career. Cantona face 9 months ban because of hitting a fan.
Luis Suarez (4 Months Football Ban)
Luis Suarez who scored 140 goals for Barcelona. Well known for his biting problem and become headline after biting incident with Giorgio Chiellini during world 2014. This incident cause him 4 months football ban.
Patrice Evra (7 Months Football Ban)
Just like Eric Cantona, Evra suffered 7 months long football ban for hitting a fan. This all happen during UEFA Competition game when players are warming-up.
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