Manchester United has been fined £82,000 for two separate FA charges stemming from last month’s Premier League games against Newcastle United and Chelsea..
The club was accused of failing to control their players after flashpoint incidents in both games, including crowding match officials after a disallowed goal against the Magpies and a penalty concession against the Blues.
United has now been punished by the FA for admitting to both charges, with a large combined financial sanction for their troubles..
Manchester United has been fined a total of £82,000 for breaking FA Rule E20.1 during Premier League matches against Newcastle United on Sunday 16 October and Chelsea on Saturday 22 October,” according to a statement..
“Manchester United admitted that it failed to ensure that its players behaved properly during the 49th minute of the Newcastle United game and the 84th minute of the Chelsea game.”
“During separate hearings, independent regulatory commissions imposed fines of £45,000 and £37,000 for the respective breaches in the Newcastle United and Chelsea matches.”
“The written reasons for these individual sanctions will be published in due course by the Independent Regulatory Commissions..
United’s fine is one of the FA’s most high-profile disciplinary penalties this season, with several other managers and clubs facing similar penalties.
Jurgen Klopp was fined £30,000 for his actions during Liverpool’s win over Manchester City, but the FA has since appealed the fine.
Arsenal was also fined £20,000 for failing to control their players during a match against Leeds United in October..
Leave a Reply