Newcastle midfielder Cabaye banned for 3 games

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LONDON (AP) -- The English Football Association has given Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye a three-match ban for violent conduct.

The Frenchman was suspended for kicking Brighton & Hove Albion defender Adam El-Abd during Newscastle's FA Cup loss on Saturday.

Cabaye will miss Wednesday's match at Blackburn and Newcastle's upcoming matches against Aston Villa and Tottenham.