Nicolas Anelka appears to make the 'la quenelle' gesture after scoring the first goal for West Brom in the 3-3 draw against West Ham

Nicolas Anelka defends 'quenelle' gesture: 'I am not anti-Semitic or racist' says West Brom striker, who asks FA to drop charge

The Frenchman made the gesture after scoring against West Ham and faces a minimum of five games out if found guilty

Romelu Lukaku made the comments after the draw with West Brom

Romelu Lukaku surprised he embarrassed Everton after defending Nicolas Anelka over 'quenelle' gesture

The FA charged Nicolas Anelka yesterday and he faces a minimum five-match ban if found guilty

West Bromwich Albion's Irish defender Steven Reid falls to the ground as he challenges Everton's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku

Everton distance themselves after Romelu Lukaku appears to defend Nicolas Anelka 'quenelle' gesture

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Nicolas Anelka appears to make the 'la quenelle' gesture after scoring the first goal for West Brom in the 3-3 draw against West Ham
West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka makes an alleged anti-Semitic gesture when celebrating his first goal against West Ham

Poll: How long should Anelka's ‘quenelle’ ban last?

The West Bromwich Albion striker Nicholas Anelka has been charged by the FA for performing a 'quenelle' gesture after he scored during a Premier League match last month.

Pepe Mel insists he has no plans to drop striker Nicolas Anelka for West Brom

West Brom 1 Everton 1: Pepe Mel will make decisions and has no intention of dropping striker Nicolas Anelka

The Baggies' sponsor Zoopla will end their partnership with the club at the end of the season over Anelka's controversial 'quenelle' gesture

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 21 January 2014

Lugano lifts spirits at West Brom as Everton miss out

Diego Lugano celebrates the equaliser which earned a point for West Brom

West Brom 1 Everton 1 match report: Pepe Mel's switch pegs back Roberto Martinez to deny Everton

Pepe Mel made a series of changes in the second half that helped produce Albion’s equaliser

West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka makes an alleged anti-Semitic gesture when celebrating his first goal against West Ham last month

Nicolas Anelka charged for ‘quenelle’ gesture as sponsors Zoopla walk away from West Brom

Striker faces five-match ban over use of controversial 'anti-semitic' gesture

West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka makes an alleged anti-Semitic gesture when celebrating his first goal against West Ham

Nicolas Anelka 'quenelle' disciplinary action could come later today ahead of West Brom's Premier League encounter with Everton

The FA have been criticised with their lack of urgency in making the decision but Anelka could learn of his fate on Monday

West Brom's new manager Pepe Mel will watch from the stands during Saturday's Premier League encounter with Southampton

Premier League: West Brom v Everton match preview

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The Sport Matrix: Monday 20 January 2014

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Goalkeeper is now back in action and hoping to reassert his World Cup claims

West Brom v Everton preview: Team strengths, tactics and stats

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