Man City defender Demichelis fined, escapes FA ban for bets

LONDON: Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has escaped a ban after accepting a betting-related charge from the English Football Association.

The FA fined Demichelis 22,058 pounds ($32,000) and warned him about his future conduct after the Argentine placed 29 bets on football matches in January and February.

The FA didn't provide details of the bets.