FA charge Manchester City, Wigan for failing to control players

Posted on Feb 21 2018 - 12:07pm by admin

The Football Association have charged Manchester City and Wigan, for failing to control players during Monday night’s FA Cup clash.

Will Grigg ended City’s hopes of winning the quadruple with a 79th minute winner.

There were ugly scenes between players, coaches and fans after the final whistle at the DW Stadium.

“Both Wigan Athletic and Manchester City have been charged for failing to control their players in relation to the dismissal of Fabian Delph during last night’s Emirates FA Cup fifth round tie. The clubs have until 6pm on Friday 23 February 2018 to respond.

“In addition, both clubs have been asked to provide their observations following the crowd trouble at the end of the game and have until Monday 26 February 2018 to respond,” a statement from the FA said.

City striker, Sergio Aguero, has escaped punishment for hitting out at Wigan fans.

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