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Kluivert ban spells late start

Published: Tuesday 24 June 2003, 16.05CET
FC Barcelona striker Patrick Kluivert will miss the first four matches of next season because of suspension.
Published: Tuesday 24 June 2003, 16.05CET

Kluivert ban spells late start

FC Barcelona striker Patrick Kluivert will miss the first four matches of next season because of suspension.
FC Barcelona's Dutch international striker Patrick Kluivert will miss the first four league matches of next season because of suspension.

Punching offence
Kluivert was sent off for punching RC Celta de Vigo's Ángel López during Barça's 2-0 final-day victory over the Galicians at Camp Nou on Sunday. Today he was given a four-match ban by the Spanish Football Federation's Competition Committee.

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