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Man City charged by FA over players’ behaviour against Spurs

By AFP
December 06, 2023

LONDON: Manchester City were charged by the Football Association on Monday over their players´ behavior in the final moments of their 3-3 draw against Tottenham at the weekend.

Several City stars, including an irate Erling Haaland, surrounded referee Simon Hooper after he failed to play advantage in the closing moments of a thrilling Premier League clash.

Federation international Football Association (FIFA) board can be seen. —AFP/File
Federation international Football Association (FIFA) board can be seen. —AFP/File

 On Monday, the FA issued a statement saying City had been charged.

“Manchester City have been charged with a breach of FA rule E20.1 after their players surrounded the match official during the Premier League fixture against Tottenham on Sunday,” the governing body said in a statement.