Rio Ferdinand charged for social media comments

Tuesday 14 Oct 2014
QPR defender Rio Ferdinand
Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand has been charged by The FA for misconduct in relation to a comment he made via social media.

It is alleged the comment posted on his twitter account was abusive and/or indecent and/or insulting and/or improper. It is further alleged that this breach is aggravated pursuant to FA Rule E3(2) as it included a reference to gender.

The player has until Tuesday 21 October 2014 to respond to the charge.

By FA Staff