The French referee, Tony Chapron, has his last race at the highest level already whistled.
Tony Chapron is still offside.
In appeal the suspension of 45-year-old Chapron extended from three to eight months, of which two are conditional. That means that he is this season is not more in action. At the end of this voetbaljaar must Chapron because of his age, stop with the flutes in the highest division.
The referee came early this year in the news with a bizarre action during Nantes – Paris Saint-Germain (0-1). Chapron was accidentally tapped, and in his back walked on by Diego Carlos when he was in full sprint, suddenly in front of crossed.
The arbiter stumbled and gave the Brazilian defender of Nantes, then, before he straightened up scrambled, a kick against the lower leg. Chapron rebuked Diego Carlos with a yellow card. It was his second and therefore had the Brazilian red of the field.
The disciplinary committee of the French, bond took up the matter high on and suspended the referee for three months. Chapron signed an appeal, but saw his suspension will only grow.