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Disciplinary charges, responses and suspensions for June and July 2021

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2 July 2021

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT 
Maurice Ross, Coach, Formerly of Notts County FC

Altrincham FC vs Notts County FC 
Saturday 1st May 2021 
Vanarama National League

Breach of FA Rule E3 – In respect of two comments before and during the above National League fixture on Saturday 1st May 2021. It is further alleged that both breaches of Rule E3(1) are an “Aggravated Breach”, as defined in Rule E3(2), as the language included a reference to, whether express or implied, Nationality and/or Ethnicity and/or Race.

The Participant has until 7 July 2021 to provide a response. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Michael Woods, Player, York City FC

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 72 bets placed on football matches between 06 June 2020 to 09 May 2021.

The Participant has until 7 July 2021 to provide a response. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Michael Richens, Player, Unregistered

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct under FA Rule E1(as applicable) in respect of 196 bets placed on football matches between 02 January 2016 to 08 November 2020.

The Participant has until 12 July 2021 to provide a response. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT 
Bradley Webb, Player, Bristol City FC

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 267 bets placed on football matches between 09 August 2019 to 03 February 2021.

The Participant has until 13 July 2021 to provide a response. 

4 June 2021

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT (NON-FAST TRACK) – NON-STANDARD CASE
Alan Morgan, Coach, Tranmere Rovers FC 

Preston North End FC (Under 19s) v Tranmere Rovers FC (Under19s) 
Youth Alliance North West Conference 
Saturday 1 May

Breach of FA Rule E3 - It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture, the Participant’s language towards the Match Referee was insulting and/or abusive and/or improper and/or questioned the integrity of the Match Referee.

The Participant has until 17 June 2021 to provide a response. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO INTERMEDIARY ACTIVITY 
Nick Maytum, Registered Intermediary 

Breach of FA Rule E1(b) - It is alleged that the Participant entered into a Representation Contract with a minor without ‘additional authorisation’ to deal with minors contrary to Regulation 3.1 at Appendix II – Registration of Intermediaries, and the Contracts were not counter signed by a parent or guardian contrary to Regulation B.9. of The FA Regulations on Working with Intermediaries.

The Participant has until 17 June 2021 to provide a response. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO INTERMEDIARY ACTIVITY 
Jordan Lewis, Registered Intermediary 

Breach of FA Rule E1.2 - It is alleged that on 9th December 2020, prior to the 1st of January of the year of the Player’s sixteenth birthday, the Participant made an approach to a Player to enter into a Representation Contract contrary to Regulation B8(a)(i) of The FA Working with Intermediaries Regulations 2020-21 (P.351 of The FA Handbook 2020-21).  

Charge admitted – Paper Hearing requested. 

1 June 2021

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT (FAST TRACK 2) – NON-STANDARD CASE
Danny Searle, Manager, Aldershot Town FC

Aldershot Town FC v Bromley FC 
National League Premier 
22 May 2021

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture, the Participant’s language towards a Match Official was abusive, and/or insulting, and/or improper.

Charge denied – Paper Hearing requested. 

INCIDENTS OF MASS CONFRONTATION & SURROUNDING OF A MATCH OFFICIAL (FAST TRACK 2) – NON-STANDARD CASE
Chesterfield FC, National League Premier 

Chesterfield FC v Dagenham & Redbridge FC 
National League Premier 
22 May 2021

Two breaches of FA Rule E20.1:

1. It is alleged that in or around the 78th minute of the fixture, Chesterfield FC failed to ensure that its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.
2. It is alleged that in or around the 84th minute of the fixture, Chesterfield FC failed to ensure that its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.

Charges admitted – Paper Hearing requested. 

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