UEFA Champions League

English Women's Championship player gets 5-game racism ban

LONDON (AP) The English Football Association has banned Sheffield United women's player Sophie Jones for five games for racism.

Jones was found guilty of racially abusing a Tottenham player in a second-tier Women's Championship game in January. She denied the charge.

The FA says the forward was also fined 200 pounds ($265) and ordered to go on an education course.