FA Charge Manchester City, Wigan With Violent Conduct


The Football Association (FA) have charged Manchester City and Wigan with failing to control their players during Monday’s FA Cup fifth-round game.

Both teams were involved in a clash after City midfielder Fabian Delph was sent off for a sliding challenge on Max Power in the game that ended 1-0.

The clubs have until Friday to respond to the FA charge.

Meanwhile, Wigan said they would conduct a full investigation after some ugly scenes followed the final whistle

“We appreciate that the vast majority of supporters who ran onto the pitch did so spontaneously to celebrate a famous victory,” the club said in a statement.

“We were disappointed with the action of a minority of supporters who acted in an inappropriate manner.”

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