Crystal Palace striker Chris Armstrong failed a drugs test in February 1995 but admitted that he had done wrong and returned to action after just four weeks undergoing rehabilitation.Armstrong was Palace's leading goalscorer in 1994–95, helping them reach the semi finals of both domestic cup competitions, but was unable to prevent them from being relegated back to the First Division just one season after winning promotion.Cantona was banned from football for eight months, fined £20,000 and sentenced to 14 days in prison.The prison sentence was later reduced to 120 hours community service on appeal.Chelsea midfielder Dennis Wise was convicted of criminal damage and assault, relating to a fight with a taxi driver in London.He was given a three-month prison sentence but the conviction and prison sentence were quickly overturned on appeal.It’s a dream which is coming true.’ Conte was delighted for Batshuayi ‘It’s great, I’m pleased for him because we all know the difficulty he found in his first season. For him I’m pleased because he’s scored two goals, this one was very important for him and us.It’s great because it’s not easy in one moment to change the game.
CHERRIES claimed a precious point from a 1-1 draw at Leicester to secure an astonishing ninth-place Premier League finish.
Junior Stanislas stroked Eddie Howe's side into a first-minute lead and for a long period Eddie Howe's side appeared set to canter to victory.
Leicester improved markedly after half-time, though, and Jamie Vardy levelled on 51 minutes.
About a quarter of the way through the season, there is plenty of soccer to be played, and more than enough ways these teams can slow down.
But, for now, they prove to be the most creative teams in the Premier League. In the goalscoring department, Chelsea’s two best attackers, striker Diego Costa and winger Eden Hazard, have eight and five goals respectively.