Dave Whelan charged in relation to media comments

Thursday 27 Nov 2014
Dave Whelan, Wigan Athletic chairman

The FA has charged Dave Whelan in relation to media comments. 

It is alleged the Wigan Athletic chairman breached FA Rule E3[1] in that his comments were abusive and/or insulting and/or constitute improper conduct and/or bring the game into disrepute. 

It is further alleged that this is an ‘Aggravated Breach’ as defined by FA Rule E3[2] as it included a reference to ethnic origin and/or race and/or nationality and/or religion or belief. 

Mr Whelan has until 6pm on 5 December 2014 to respond to the charge.

By FA Staff