Discipline charges, responses and suspensions for August 2020

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27 August 2020

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT (SCHEDULE B) – NON STANDARD CASE
Kyle Egan, Player, Tiverton Town FC

Hengrove Athletic FC v Portishead Town FC
Western Football League
22nd January 2020

Breach of FA Rule C1(i)(i) - It is alleged that the Participant played for Portishead Town FC on 22nd January 2020 whilst registered with Dorchester Town FC.

The Participant has until 11 September 2020 to respond. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT (NON-FAST TRACK) – NON STANDARD CASE
Marc White, Manager, Dorking Wanderers FC

Bath City FC v Dorking Wanderers FC
National League South – Play Offs
19 July 2020

Three breaches of FA Rule E3:

1. It is alleged that the Participant’s language and/or behaviour in or around the 65th and 95th minute of the fixture amounts to improper conduct.
2. It is alleged that following the Participant’s dismissal from the technical area, the Participant used abusive and/or insulting words towards a Match Official.
3. It is alleged that following the end of the fixture, the Participant used abusive and/or insulting words towards a Match Official.

The Participant has until 7 September 2020 to respond. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Robert Small, Manager, Bowers & Pitsea FC 

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct under FA Rule E1(b) in respect of 760 bets placed on football matches between 7th November 2014 and 9th January 2020.

The Participant has until 7 September 2020 to respond. 

18 August 2020

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Ben Sartain, Player, Unregistered

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 122 bets placed on football matches between 07 February 2015 to 11 March 2020.

The Participant has until 28 August 2020 to respond. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Max Cornhill, Player, Unregistered

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 624 bets placed on football matches between 18 October 2016 to 14 March 2020.

The Participant has until 28 August 2020 to respond. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Callum Chafer, Player, Unregistered

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 2,391 bets placed on football matches between 25 August 2015 to 14 March 2020.

The Participant has until 28 August 2020 to respond. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS
Craig Pullen, Match Official 

Breach of FA Rule E3 - Misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3 in respect of comments posted on the Participant’s Facebook account. It is alleged the posts were insulting and/or improper and/or brought the game into disrepute, contrary to Rule E3(1). It is further alleged that this breach of Rule E3(1) is an “Aggravated Breach” as defined in Rule E3(2), as it includes reference, whether express or implied, to race and/or ethnic origin and/or nationality.

The Participant has until 2 September 2020 to respond. 

11 August 2020

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Sam Collins, Player, Unregistered

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 288 bets placed on football matches between 15th August 2015 and 8th March 2020.

Charge admitted – Paper Hearing requested. 

Result
7 month suspension from all football and football related activity
£150 fine 

MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO INTERMEDIARY ACTIVITY 
Ian Newman. 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.

The Participant has until 23 July 2020 to respond. 
Charge admitted – Paper Hearing requested

Result
5 month suspension from intermediary activity
£400 fine

3 August 2020

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING 
Luke Hirst, Player, Unregistered 

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 538 bets placed on football matches between 24 June 2019 to 17 February 2020.

Charge admitted – Personal Hearing requested. 

INCIDENT OUTSIDE THE JURISDICTION OF MATCH OFFICIALS BUT REPORTED TO THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (NON-FAST TRACK) – NON STANDARD CASE  
Gregory Young, Player, Grantham Town FC

Whitby Town FC v Mickleover Sports FC
Northern Premier League – Premier Division
3 March 2020

Two breaches of FA Rule E3: 

1) It is alleged that the Participant’s language and/or behaviour following the Participant’s dismissal amounts to improper conduct; and
2) It is alleged that in or around the changing rooms following the end of the fixture the Participant used abusive and/or insulting
              words towards a Match Official and/or the Participant’s behaviour was improper.

Charges admitted – Paper Hearing requested. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT (NON-FAST TRACK) – NON STANDARD CASE
George Borg, Manager, Braintree Town FC

Billericay Town FC v Braintree Town FC
National League – South
7 March 2020

Three breaches of FA Rule E3: 

1) It is alleged that the Participant’s behaviour towards the Match Referee following the Participant’s dismissal amounts to improper and/or
violent conduct;
2) It is alleged that the Participant’s behaviour in and around the match officials’ changing room after the end of the fixture
amounts to improper conduct; and
3) It is alleged that the Participant’s behaviour towards the Assistant Referee in or around the changing room area after the end of
the fixture amounts to improper and/or violent conduct.

Charges denied – Personal Hearing requested. 

MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Kyle Cassell, Player, Unregistered

Breach of FA Rule E8 - Misconduct in respect of 789 bets placed on football matches between 10 November 2014 to 26 January 2020.

Charge admitted – Paper Hearing requested. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT IN RELATION TO BETTING
Reece Parara, Development Centre Coach, Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Breach of FA Rule E8 – Misconduct in respect of 263 bets placed on football matches and/or football related-events between 28 December 2014 and 11 March 2020.

The Participant has until 23 June 2020 to respond. 

Result 
6 months suspension from all football and football related activity
Forfeit profit obtained from betting
£100 fine 

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