Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston charged with misconduct

Monday 23 Mar 2015
Karl Oyston has until 6pm on 30 March to respond

Blackpool FC Chairman Karl Oyston has been charged by The FA in relation to comments made in a text message exchange.

It is alleged that the misconduct constituted five breaches of FA rules, and that during the text message exchange, Mr Oyston used abusive and/or insulting words towards a supporter of Blackpool FC.

It is further alleged that each of these five breaches of FA Rule E3(1) is an ‘Aggravated Breach’ as defined in Rule E3(2), as each included a reference to disability.

Mr Oyston has until 6pm on 30 March 2015 to respond to the charge.

By FA Staff