Yannick Sagbo: Hull City striker fined over 'quenelle' gesture
Hull City striker Yannick Sagbo has been fined £15,000 by the Football Association over a charge relating to Nicolas Anelka's 'quenelle' gesture.
Sagbo, 26, issued a message of support on social media for the Frenchman, who made the offensive gesture in December.
Sagbo admitted the charge and has also been "warned as to his future conduct and ordered to complete a compulsory education course".
The quenelle sign is described as an inverted Nazi salute.
An FA statement read: "Mr Sagbo was charged by The FA with improper conduct concerning social media postings relating to the quenelle gesture.
"The charge was that the comment was abusive and/or indecent and/or insulting and/or improper, contrary to Rule E3(1).
"Further to that, The FA considered the comment to be an aggravated breach, as defined in FA Rule E3, in that it included a reference to ethnic origin and/or race and/or religion or belief.
"The Independent Regulatory Commission will provide written reasons for its decision in due course.
"Both The FA and Mr Sagbo have the right to appeal the decision."