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Preston defender Darnell Fisher hit with three-match ban for violent conduct after being caught on camera grabbing Callum Paterson's genitals during Sheffield Wednesday clash Darnell Fisher has received a three-match ban after his violent conduct charge  The Preston defender was seen on camera grabbing Callum Paterson's genitals   Fisher had denied breaching FA rules after the bizarre altercation last weekend An independent regulatory commission has since hit Fisher with the suspension

By Daniel Davis For Mailonline

Published: 14:46 GMT, 27 November 2020 | Updated: 14:50 GMT, 27 November 2020

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Preston defender Darnell Fisher has been hit with a three-match suspension by the FA after being charged with violent conduct for a bizarre altercation involving Sheffield Wednesday star Callum Paterson.

Fisher was caught on camera grabbing Paterson's genitalia on two occasions in quick succession during Preston's win last weekend - with the footage then quickly spreading across social media.

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In a statement, the FA confirmed that the double grope was classed as violent conduct, despite Fisher's denial, and the ban begins with immediate effect.

Preston's Darnell Fisher received a three-match ban after grabbing Callum Paterson's genitals

Preston's Darnell Fisher received a three-match ban after grabbing Callum Paterson's genitals

The questionable antics took place in the 62nd minute at Deepdale but were not seen by referee David Webb or the other match officials.

On Friday, Preston released a

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