Jonson Clarke-Harris: Peterborough striker banned and fined over social media posts

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Jonson Clarke Harris returned to Peterborough in August 2020 for a second spell

Jonson Clarke Harris, a Peterborough United striker, has been banned for four matches and fined 5,300 dollars by the FA for historical social media posts.

The comments were made by the 27-year-old between 27 October 2012 - 6 March 2013.

Clarke-Harris must also be subject to a ban and a fine.

FA stated that the comments were "insulting, abusive, inappropriate and brought the game into disrepute".

Clarke-Harris admitted six violations of FA Rule E3. External-link His comments were an 'aggravated violation' of FA Rule E3.2 because they contained references to sexual orientation.

Clarke-Harris was an active Peterborough player at that time, but he didn't play in a senior match during his first stint at the club.

At the beginning of last season, he returned to Posh and scored 35 goals in 57 matches.