Last Updated: 22/03/19 12:13pm
Peter Beardsley has been charged by the FA with using abusive and/or insulting language towards Newcastle United U23 players.
The FA said in a statement: “It is alleged Mr Beardsley used abusive and/or insulting words towards Newcastle United FC Under 23 players, which were contrary to FA Rule E3(1), whilst employed as their coach.
“It is further alleged these words also constituted an ‘Aggravated Breach’, which is defined in FA Rule E3(2), as they included reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race and/or nationality.
“He has until Friday 12 April 2019 to provide a response.”
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