Kirk Broadfoot suspended for ten games after charge proven

Thursday 23 Jul 2015
Kirk Broadfoot of Rotherham United

Following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing, Rotherham United’s Kirk Broadfoot will serve an immediate 10-match suspension after a misconduct charge against him was found proven.

The charge was that during a league fixture between Rotherham and Wigan Athletic on March 14 2015 Broadfoot used abusive and/or insulting words towards a member of the opposition, in breach of FA Rule E3(1).

It was further alleged that the breach was an “Aggravated Breach” as defined by Rule E3(2).

Broadfoot was also fined £7,500 and ordered to complete an education programme.

By FA Staff