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Disciplinary charges, responses and suspensions for August 2021

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INCIDENT ON THE FIELD OF PLAY WHICH FALLS WITHIN LAW 12, WHICH WAS NOT SEEN BY MATCH OFFICIALS, BUT WAS CAUGHT ON VIDEO (FAST TRACK 1)
Craig Forsyth, Player, Derby County FC

Derby County FC v Nottingham Forest FC 
English Football League Championship 
28 August 2021

Breach of FA Rule E1.1 - It is alleged that the Participant’s behaviour in or around the 5th minute during the fixture constitutes violent conduct.

Charge admitted – Automatic Penalty accepted (3 match suspension).

SURROUNDING A MATCH OFFICIAL (FAST TRACK 2) – NON-STANDARD CASE
Chelsea FC, Premier League 

Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC 
Premier League  
28 August 2021

Two breaches of FA Rule E20.1:

1. It is alleged that in or around the 48th minute of the first half of the fixture, Chelsea FC failed to ensure that its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.
2. It is alleged that following the half time whistle, Chelsea FC failed to ensure that its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.

The Club have until 6:00pm on Friday 3 September 2021 to provide a response. 

25 August 2021

INCIDENTS OF MISCONDUT IN RELATION TO BETTING 
Joshua King, Player, York City FC 

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 139 bets placed on football matches between 13 August 2019 to 17 April 2021.

The Participant has until 10 September 2021 to provide a response. 

INCIDENTS OF MISCONDUT IN RELATION TO BETTING 
Andi Thanoj, Player, Boston United FC 

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 319 bets placed on football matches between 09 September 2014 to 17 May 2020. 

The Participant has until 10 September 2021 to provide a response.
24 August 2021
Georgie Gent- Blackburn Rovers Reserves 
Manchester City Reserves v Blackburn Rovers Reserves
Premier League 2- Division 1
20 August 2021 

DOGSO

Claim Result 
Claim upheld 
1 match suspension removed 

Max Cornhill - Bowers & Pitsea
Worthing FC v Bowers & Pitsea FC 
Isthmian League - Premier Division 
21 August 2021

S1 Serious Foul Play- WDEX

Claim Result
Claim Dismissed 
3 match suspension remains

23 August 2021

MASS CONFRONTATION (FAST TRACK 2) – STANDARD CASE
Peterborough United FC, English Football League Championship 

Peterborough United FC v Cardiff City FC 
English Football League Championship 
17 August 2021

Breach of FA Rule E20.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 43rd minute of the fixture, Peterborough United FC failed to ensure that its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.

Charge admitted – Standard Penalty 1 accepted (£5,000 fine). 

MASS CONFRONTATION (FAST TRACK 2) – STANDARD CASE
Cardiff City FC, English Football League Championship 

Peterborough United FC v Cardiff City FC 
English Football League Championship 
17 August 2021

Breach of FA Rule E20.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 43rd minute of the fixture, Cardiff City FC failed to ensure that its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.

Charge admitted – Standard Penalty 1 accepted (£5,000 fine). 

20 August 2021

INCIDENT ON THE FIELD OF PLAY WHICH FALLS WITHIN LAW 12, WHICH WAS NOT SEEN BY MATCH OFFICIALS, BUT WAS CAUGHT ON VIDEO (FAST TRACK 1)
James Wilson, Player, Plymouth Argyle FC

Plymouth Argyle FC v Cambridge United FC 
English Football League One 
17 August 2021

Breach of FA Rule E1.1 - It is alleged that the Participant’s behaviour in or around the 2nd minute during the fixture constitutes violent conduct.

Charge admitted – Automatic Penalty contested. 

RESULT
Claim dismissed 
3 match suspension effective immediately

18 August 2021

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT (FAST TRACK 2) – STANDARD CASE
Steve Evans, Manager, Gillingham FC

Crawley Town FC v Gillingham FC 
English Football League Cup 
10 August 2021

Breach of FA Rule E3 - It is alleged that in or around the 75th minute of the fixture the Participant used abusive and/or insulting words towards a Match Official. 

Charge admitted – Standard Penalty 1 accepted (1 match touchline suspension and a £1,000 fine). 

16 August 2021

Excessive Punishment
George Moncur, Hull City
Hull City FC v QPR
EFL Championship
14/08/2021
S1 Serious Foul Play

Claim Dismissed.
3 match suspension remains.

Wrongful Dismissal & Excessive Punishment
Harry Wilson, Fulham FC
Huddersfield Town FC v Fulham FC
EFL Championship
14/08/2021
S2 Violent Conduct
Evidence not yet submitted

Claims Dismissed.
3 match suspension remains.

12 August 2021

MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Connor Dimaio, Player, Boston United FC 

Breach of FA Rule E8 – Misconduct in respect of 29 bets placed on football matches between 15 August 2014 to 22 May 2016.

The Participant has until 26 August 2021 to provide a response. 

MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Jay Rollins, Player, Boston United FC 

Breach of FA Rule E8 – Misconduct in respect of 438 bets placed on football matches between 02 September 2015 to 09 February 2020.

The Participant has until 27 August 2021 to provide a response. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT
Paul Doswell, Manager, Havant & Waterlooville FC

Havant & Waterlooville FC v Ebbsfleet United FC 
National League - South 
Saturday 13 February 2021

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 42nd minute of the fixture, the Participant’s language and/or behaviour was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper, contrary to Rule E3.1. It is further alleged that this breach of FA Rule E3.1 is an “Aggravated Breach” as defined in Rule E3.2, as it included a reference (express or implied) to nationality.  

The Participant has until 26 August 2021 to provide a response. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT 
Jonson Clarke-Harris, Player, Peterborough United FC 

Breach of FA Rule E3 - Misconduct for six breaches of FA Rule E3 in respect of media comments posted on the Participant’s Twitter account between 27 October 2012 and 6 March 2013. It is alleged these posts were insulting and/or abusive and/or improper and/or brought the game into disrepute contrary to Rule E3.1. It is further alleged that these breaches of Rule E3.1 is an “Aggravated Breach” as defined in Rule E3.2, as it includes reference to sexual orientation.

The Participant has until 25 August 2021 to provide a response. 

MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING (NON-FAST TRACK)
Michael Cummins, Assistant Manager, York City FC & Academy Coach, Middlesbrough FC

Breach of FA Rule E8 – Misconduct in respect of 148 bets placed on football matches between 20 January 2015 to 03 March 2019.

The Participant has until 20 August 2021 to provide a response. 

10 August 2021

INCIDENT ON THE FIELD OF PLAY WHICH FALLS WITHIN LAW 12, WHICH WAS NOT SEEN BY MATCH OFFICIALS, BUT WAS CAUGHT ON VIDEO (FAST TRACK 1)
Gaetan Bong, Player, Nottingham Forest FC

Coventry City FC v Nottingham Forest FC 
English Football League Championship 
8 August 2021

Breach of FA Rule E1.1 - It is alleged that the Participant’s behaviour in or around the 45th minute during the above fixture constitutes violent conduct.

Charge admitted – Automatic Penalty accepted (3 match suspension).

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