Disciplinary charges, responses and suspensions for June 2024

Monday 08 Jul 2024
FA charges - June 2024

28 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE 
Keron Jackson, Assistant Manager, Sporting Khalsa FC

Redditch United FC v Stourbridge FC
Southern League Central
1 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the 73rd minute of the fixture, his behaviour was improper in confronting a match official.

Mr. Jackson accepts the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

MASS CONFRONTATION – STANDARD CASE
Lancing FC, Club

Horndean FC vs Lancing FC
Isthmian League South-East
1 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E20.1 – It is alleged that that in or around the 45th minute of the fixture, Lancing FC failed to ensure that its players do not behave in a way which was improper.

Lancing FC admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Dan Harris, Physio, Bracknell Town FC

Basingstoke Town FC vs Bracknell Town FC
Southern League South
6 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the 88th minute of the fixture he acted in a manner which was improper.

Mr. Harris admits the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT– STANDARD CASE
Adam Rooney, Assistant Manager, Hereford FC

Scunthorpe United FC v Hereford FC
National League North
6 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the 66th minute of the fixture, his conduct was improper.

Mr Rooney admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1. 

INCIDENT OF PLAYER MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE 
Sam Blackman, Player, Formerly Margate FC, Now Folkestone Invicta FC

Potters Bar FC vs Margate FC
Isthmian League Premier
11 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that following conclusion of the fixture, his language and/or behaviour was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper towards a Match Official(s).

Mr. Blackman accepts the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE 
Lloyd James, Player, Taunton Town FC

Taunton Town FC vs Slough Town FC
National League South
11 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture, in or around the car park area, he acted in an improper and/or insulting manner towards a Match Official.

Mr. James denies the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE 
Nick Grimes, Player, Taunton Town FC

Taunton Town FC vs Slough Town FC
National League South
11 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture, in or around the car park area, he acted in an improper and/or insulting manner towards a Match Official.

Mr. Grimes denies the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

MASS CONFRONTATION – STANDARD CASE
Sevenoaks Town FC, Club

Sevenoaks Town FC vs Littlehampton Town FC
Isthmian League South-East
13 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E20.1 –It is alleged that upon conclusion of the fixture, Sevenoaks Town FC failed to ensure that its players did not behave in a way which is improper.

Sevenoaks Town FC admits the Charge and accept Standard Penalty 1. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE 
Christopher Agutter, Manager, Hastings United FC

Hastings United FC vs Enfield Town FC
Isthmian League
20 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the 63rd minute of the fixture his behaviour and/or language was improper towards a Match Official, led to his dismissal. Following his dismissal, his language and/or behaviour was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper.

Mr. Agutter accepts the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

INCIDENT OUTSIDE THE JURISDICTION OF MATCH OFFICIALS BUT REPORTED TO THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION – NON-STANDARD CASE 
Jack Vann, Player, Pontefract Collieries FC

Dunston FC v Pontefract Collieries FC 
Northern Premier League Play Offs 
30 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that following his dismissal, he acted in an improper manner and used violent conduct, causing damage to the Away Changing Room door.

Mr. Vann accepts the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE 
Paul Bedwell, Manager, Didcot Town FC

Sholing FC v Didcot Town FC
Southern League South
6 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in around the 81st minute of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive words towards a match official.
Mr. Bedwell has until 6pm on 5 July 2024 to provide a response.
26 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – BETTING
Daniel Rooney, Player, Truro City FC

Breach of FA Rule E8 – He is charged with Misconduct under FA Rule E1(b) in respect of 234 bets placed on football matches between 14 March 2019 to 21 March 2024. It is alleged that each bet is a separate breach of FA Rule E8 (as applicable).

Mr. Rooney admits the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

MASS CONFRONTATION – NON-STANDARD CASE
Ian Rowe, Player, Sporting Khalsa FC

Sporting Khalsa FC v Lye Town FC
Northern Premier League Midlands Division
24 February 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the 29th minute of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or insulting words. It is alleged that following his dismissal, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or insulting words. 

Mr. Rowe denies the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – BETTING
Joshua Clack, Player, Chichester City FC

Breach of FA Rule E8 – He is charged with Misconduct under FA Rule E1.2 in respect of 5,899 bets placed on football matches between 05 January 2015 to 22 November 2023. It is alleged that each bet is a separate breach of FA Rule E8 (as applicable).

Mr. Clack admits the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

MASS CONFRONTATION – STANDARD CASE
Steven Shaw, Player, Morpeth Town FC

Marine FC v Morpeth Town FC
Northern Premier League
6 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or insulting words. It is alleged that following his dismissal, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or insulting words. 

Mr. Shaw denies the Charge and has opted for a Personal Hearing. 

25 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE 
Jamel Wojtczak, Manager, Bromley FC u23
Welling United FC U23 vs Bromley FC U23
Premier Division – Suburban Football League
24 September 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture, his language and/or behaviour was improper towards a match official.

Mr Wojtczak admits the Charge and has opted for a Paper Hearing. 

Result
2 match touchline suspension
£250 fine

25 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – DISCRIMINATION
Tony Blanchard, Manager, Antsey Nomads FC

Anstey Nomads FC v Rugby Town FC
Northern Premier League – Midlands Division
13 June 2024

Breaches of FA Rule E3.1 & 3.2 – It is alleged that prior to the above fixture, on three separate occasions, he acted in an improper manner and used abusive and/or insulting words towards spectators, contrary to FA Rule E3.1. It is further alleged that each breach of Rule E3.1 amounts to an "Aggravated Breach", contrary to Rule E3.2, as each breach includes a reference, whether express or implied, to disability.

Mr Blanchard has until 6pm on 2nd July 2024 to provide a response. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Paul Bedwell, Manager, Didcot Town FC

Plymouth Parkway FC v Didcot Town FC
Southern League South
26 March 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 92nd minute of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official.

Mr Bedwell admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£150 fine and a 1 match touchline ban).

E3 CHARGE PURSUANT TO REGULATION 5 OF THE ON-FIELD REGULATIONS
Lucas Kirkpatrick, Player, Barton Rovers FC

Barton Rovers FC v AFC Dunstable
Southern League Division One Central
28 March 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that during the fixture, his behaviour constitutes violent conduct.

Mr Kirkpatrick admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing.

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Lee Bircham, Manager, Bedford Town FC

Bedford Town FC v AFC Dunstable
Southern League Division One Central
19 March 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture his language and/or behaviour was improper and/or abusive leading to his dismissal.

Mr Bircham admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£100 fine and a 1 match touchline ban).

SURROUNDING A MATCH OFFICIAL – NON-STANDARD CASE
Walton & Hersham FC

Plymouth Parkway FC v Walton & Hersham FC
Southern League – Premier Division South
20 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E20.1 - It is alleged that following the end of the fixture, Walton & Hersham FC failed to ensure that its players did not behave in a way which is improper.

The Club admit the Charge and elect a Paper Hearing.

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – CROWD CONTROL
Scunthorpe United FC

Scunthorpe United FC v Chester FC (“the Match”)
National League North
2 March 2024

Breach of FA Rule E21 - It is alleged that Scunthorpe United FC failed to ensure that spectators and/or its supporters (and anyone purporting to be its supporters or followers) conduct themselves in an orderly fashion whilst attending the Match and do not:
behave in a way which is improper, violent, threatening and/or provocative contrary to FA Rules E21.1; and/or
encroach on to the pitch or commit any form of pitch incursion, contrary to FA Rule E21.3.

The Club admit the Charge and elect a Paper Hearing.

21 June 2024

MASS CONFRONTATION – STANDARD CASE
Littlehampton Town FC

Sevenoaks Town FC vs Littlehampton Town FC
Isthmian League South-East
13 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E20.1 – It is alleged that upon conclusion of the fixture, Littlehampton Town FC failed to ensure that its players do not behave in a way.

Littlehampton Town FC has until 6pm on 29 June 2024 to provide a response. 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Marc Abbott, Coach, AFC Sudbury

AFC Sudbury v Mickleover FC
Southern League Premier Division Central
3 February 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in/or around the 90+6th minute of the fixture, he used abusive and/or insulting language towards a Match Official, leading to his dismissal.

Result 
2 Match Touchline Ban
£225 fine 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Michael Birmingham, Manager, Horndean FC

Horndean FC vs Chichester City FC
Isthmian League South-East
16 March 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1:
1. It is alleged that in/or around the 85th minute of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour, leading to his dismissal.
2. It is alleged that following completion of the fixture, in/or around the car park, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or threatening words and/or behaviour and/or questioned the integrity of a match official.

Result 
4 Match Ground Ban 
1 Match Touchline Ban 
£500 fine 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Paul Konchesky, Coach, Colchester United FC

Hull City U18 vs Colchester United U18
U18 Professional Development League - North
10 May 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged upon conclusion of the fixture, his language and/or behaviour was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper towards a match official.

Mr Konchesky admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing.

Result 
1 Match Touchline Ban 
£250 fine 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Ronayne Marsh-Brown, Coach, West Ham United FC

Millwall FC U14 vs West Ham United FC U14
U14 Premier League Albert Phelan Cup
24 February 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1:
1. It is alleged that his behaviour and/or language leading to his dismissal was improper and/or abusive and/or insulting.
2. It is alleged that following his dismissal, his behaviour in failing to return to the dressing/changing room and/or continuing to view the match was improper.

Mr Marsh-Brown admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing. 

Result 
2 Match Touchline Ban 
£200 fine 

19 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – DISCRIMINATION
Jacob Lara, Player, Bradford (Park Avenue) AFC

Workington AFC v Bradford (Park Avenue) AFC
Northern Premier League – Premier Division
10 February 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3 - It is alleged that following the above fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used insulting words towards a Workington AFC player, contrary to Rule E3.1. It is further alleged that this breach of Rule E3.1 is an "Aggravated Breach", as defined in Rule E3.2, as it includes a reference, whether express or implied, to sexual orientation.

Mr. Lara denies the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing.

RESULT
Proven
£195 fine
8 match suspension 
Mandatory Education Course

18 June 2024

INCIDENT OUTSIDE THE JURISDICTION OF MATCH OFFICIALS BUT REPORTED TO THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION – NON-STANDARD CASE
Lewis King, Player, Loughborough Dynamo FC

Loughborough Dynamo FC v Corby Town FC
Northern Premier League – Midlands Division
20 April 2024

Two Breaches of FA Rule E3.1:
1. It is alleged that in or around the 65th minute, following his dismissal, he used abusive and/or insulting words towards a Match Official.
2. It is further alleged, that in or around the 65th minute, following his dismissal and when leaving the field of play he acted in an improper manner when interacting with spectators.
Mr King denies the Charge and elects a Personal Hearing.

RESULT
Charge 1, Proven
Charge 2, Proven
£30 fine
1 match ban

NON-STANDARD CASE
Rory Williams, Gosport Borough FC

AFC Totton vs Gosport Borough FC
Southern League South
27 January 2024

Charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3.1 in respect of the above fixture.
It is alleged that during the above fixture you used abusive and/or insulting language towards a spectator.
Please note that The Football Association has brought this charge under Rule E3.1 pursuant to Regulation 5 of the On-Field
Regulations.

Mr Williams admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing.

Result 
1 match suspension 
£100 fine 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Aurie De Carteret, Eastbourne Borough FC

Eastbourne Borough FC vs Maidstone United FC
National League South
29 March 2024

Charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3.1 in respect of the above fixture.
It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or insulting and/or threatening words and/or behaviour towards a Match Official

Mr De Carteret admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing.

Result 
2 match ground ban 
£300 fine 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE

Ryan Maxwell, Coach, Sittingbourne FC
Ramsgate FC v Sittingbourne FC
Isthmian League South East
1 April 2024

Charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3.1 in respect of the above fixture.
It is alleged that upon completion of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour towards a match official leading to his dismissal.

Result 
1 Match Touchline ban 
£100 fine 

E3 CHARGE PURSUANT TO REGULATION 5 OF THE ON-FIELD REGULATIONS – NON-STANDARD CASE
Joshua Hmami, Player, Southport FC

Southport FC vs Scunthorpe United FC
National League North
1 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in or around 22nd minute of the fixture he acted in a manner which was improper and/or used violent conduct towards a match official.

Mr Hmami denies the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing

Result 
Not proven 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – BETTING
Stephen Hutchings, Player, Brockenhurst FC

Breach of FA Rule E8 – He is charged with Misconduct under FA Rule E1.2 in respect of 1,181 bets placed on football matches between 05 August 2017 to 21 January 2024. It is alleged that each bet is a separate breach of FA Rule E8 (as applicable).

Mr Hutchings has until 6pm on 26th June 2024 to provide a response.

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Warren Nolan, Coach, Lancaster City FC

FC United of Manchester v Lancaster City FC
Northern Premier League
27th April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the half time interval of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and used abusive and/or insulting words towards the match official.

Mr Nolan admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£150 fine and a 1 match touchline ban).

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE [RE-ISSUED CHARGE]
Shaun Thomas, Manager, Coventry Sphinx FC

Coventry Sphinx FC vs Walsall Wood FC
Northern Premier League Midlands Division
6 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 32nd minute of the fixture he acted in an improper manner by entering the field of play, leading to his dismissal.

Mr Thomas admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£100 fine).

SURROUNDING A MATCH OFFICIAL – STANDARD CASE
Paulton Rovers FC

Wimborne Town FC vs Paulton Rovers FC
Southern League Division One South
6 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E20.1 – It is alleged that in or around 6th minute of the fixture, Paulton Rovers FC failed to ensure its players did not behave in an improper way.

The Club admit the Charge and accept Standard Penalty 1 (£200 fine).

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT - STANDARD CASE
Aaron Whittock, Kit Manager, Paulton Rovers FC

Paulton Rovers FC vs Wimborne Town FC
Southern League Division One South
30 January 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 65th minute of the fixture his language towards a Match Official was abusive and/or insulting, leading to his dismissal. 

Mr Whittock admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£100 fine and a 1 match touchline ban). 

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Richard Fey, Manager, Paulton Rovers FC

Yate Town FC v Paulton Rovers FC
Southern League Division One South
1 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that during the first half of the above fixture, his behaviour was improper leading to his dismissal.

Mr Fey admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£100 fine).

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Lee Vaughan, Assistant Manager, Stratford Town FC

Stourbridge FC vs Stratford Town FC
Southern League Premier Division Central
30 March 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that during the fixture your behaviour was improper, leading to your dismissal.

Mr Vaughan admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing.

14 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Angelo Harrop, Manager, Braintree Town FC

Braintree Town FC v Taunton Town FC
National League South
9 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 79th minute of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official, leading to his dismissal.

Mr Harrop admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£200 fine and a 1 match touchline ban).

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Paul McNally, Manager, City of Liverpool FC

City of Liverpool FC v Bootle FC
Northern Premier League West Division
17 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the 92nd minute of the fixture, his conduct was improper.

Mr McNally admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£100 fine).

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Adam James, Coach, City of Liverpool FC

City of Liverpool FC v Bootle FC
Northern Premier League West Division
17 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the 92nd minute of the fixture, his conduct was improper.

Mr James admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£100 fine).

13 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – BETTING 
Richard Bredice, Lead Performance Analyst, Burnley FC 

Breach of FA Rule E8 – He is charged with Misconduct under FA Rule E1(b) in respect of 456 bets placed on football matches and/or any other matter concerning or related to football between 01 November 2014 to 13 December 2022.  
Mr Bredice admits the Charge and elects a Personal Hearing. 

RESULT 
£4,500 fine 
12-month suspension from All Football and Football Related Activity (6 months immediate, 6 months suspended until the conclusion of the 2025/26 season).

12 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Patrick Cleal, Kit Manager, Bishops Cleeve FC

Mousehole FC v Bishops Cleeve FC
Southern League – Division One South
27 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that during the half time interval of the fixture, he used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official.

Mr Cleal has until 6pm on 20th June 2024 to provide a response.

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – BETTING
Alan Houldsworth, FA Registered Agent

Breach of FA Rule E8 – He is charged with Misconduct under FA Rule E1(b) in respect of 1,803 bets placed on football matches between 18 March 2018 to 25 March 2024. It is alleged that each bet is a separate breach of FA Rule E8 (as applicable).

Mr Houldsworth has until 6pm on 20th June 2024 to provide a response.

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Sam Naylor, Coach, Formerly Cribbs FC (now Taunton Town FC)

Cribbs FC v Bristol Manor Farm FC
Southern League – Play Offs
1 May 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that following the fixture he acted in an improper manner and/or used violent conduct, which led to his dismissal.

Mr Naylor has until 6pm on 19th June 2024 to provide a response.

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Liam Harding, Coach, Formerly Bristol Manor Farm FC (now Taunton Town FC)

Cribbs FC v Bristol Manor Farm FC
Southern League – Play Offs
1 May 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that following the fixture he acted in an improper manner and/or used violent conduct, which led to his dismissal.

Mr Harding has until 6pm on 19th June 2024 to provide a response.

E3 CHARGE PURSUANT TO REGULATION 5 OF THE ON-FIELD REGULATIONS
Troy Bourne, Player, Nantwich Town FC

Nantwich Town FC v Mossley AFC
Northern Premier League
23 March 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the 42nd minute of fixture, his behaviour constitutes violent conduct.

Mr Bourne has until 6pm on 19th June 2024 to provide a response.

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Paul Barnes, Former Manager, Corinthian-Causals FC

Corinthian-Casuals FC v Leatherhead FC
Isthmian League South Central
1 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 88th minute of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and used abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour towards a match official leading to his dismissal.

Mr Barnes admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£100 fine and a 1 match touchline ban).

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Andy Nicholson, Coach, Grantham Town FC

Carlton Town FC v Grantham Town FC
Northern Premier League East Division
1 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or used insulting words towards a match official, leading to his dismissal.

Mr Nicholson admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£100 fine and a 1 match touchline ban).

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Michael Jones, Coach, Hitchin Town FC

Hitchin Town FC v Stourbridge FC 
Southern League – Premier Division Central 
27 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 32nd minute of the fixture, he used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official.

Mr Jones admits the Charge and accepts Standard Penalty 1 (£150 fine and a 1 match touchline ban).

7 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE 
Stephen Cleal, Manager, Malvern Town FC

Bemerton Heath Harlequins FC v Malvern Town FC
Southern League – Division One South
2 March 2024

Charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3.1 in respect of the above fixture.

It is alleged that during the fixture, he acted in an improper manner, leading to his dismissal.

Mr Cleal denies the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing.

RESULT
Proven
£190.00
3 match touchline ban

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Danny Robinson, Manager, Hungerford Town FC

Hendon FC vs Hungerford Town FC
Southern League Premier Division South
17 February 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 – It is alleged that in or around the 39th minute of the fixture your behaviour was improper, leading to your dismissal.

Mr Robinson admits the Charge, submits SP1 is too excessive, electing a Paper Hearing.

RESULT
£150.00 fine
1 match touchline ban

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT
Liam Brooks – Biggleswade Town FC

Biggleswade FC v Biggleswade Town FC
Southern League – Central
13 January 2024.

Charged with misconduct in breach of FA Rule E3.

It is alleged that he acted in a manner which was improper and/or brought the game into disrepute in respect of damaging a memorial garden.

Mr Brooks admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing.

RESULT
2 match ban

INCIDENT OUTSIDE THE JURISDICTION OF MATCH OFFICIALS BUT REPORTED TO THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION – NON-STANDARD CASE
Joe Doyle Charles, Player, Coalville Town FC

Kettering Town FC v Coalville Town FC
Southern League – Premier Division Central
20 April 2024

Breach of FA Rule E3.1 - It is alleged that in or around the 73rd minute, following his dismissal, he acted in an improper manner towards a Match Official.

Mr Doyle Charles admits the charge and elects a paper hearing.

RESULT
£200 fine
1 match ban

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Craig Rouse, Manager, Pontefract Colleries FC

Dunston FC vs Pontefract Collieries FC
Northern Premier League Play Offs
30 April 2024

Two Breaches of FA Rule E3.1:
1. It is alleged that in or around the half time interval of the fixture he used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official.
2. It is alleged that in or around the half time interval of the fixture, in or around the changing room area, he acted in an improper manner.

Mr Rouse admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing

RESULT
£200 fine
2 match touchline ban

6 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – STANDARD CASE
Matthew Bates, Whitby Town FC

Whitby Town FC v Gainsborough Trinity FC
Northern Premier League
9 March 2024

Charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3.1 in respect of the above fixture.

It is alleged that, in or around the 90th minute of the fixture, you acted in an improper manner, leading to his dismissal.

Mr Bates has not provided a response

RESULT
Proven
£225 fine
2 match touchline ban

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Scott Harris, Manager, Walton & Hersham FC

Walton & Hersham FC v Hanwell Town FC
Southern League – Premier Division South
2 March 2024

Charged with misconduct for three breaches of FA Rule E3.1 in respect of the above fixture.

1. It is alleged that, in or around the 83rd minute of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner, leading to his dismissal.
2. It is alleged that, following the completion of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner by returning to the field of play when he had earlier been dismissed.
3. It is alleged that, following completion of the fixture, he used abusive and/or insulting words towards a Match Official.

Mr Harris has not provided a response.

RESULT
Charge 1 Proven
Charge 2 Proven
Charge 3 Proven
£250.00 fine
2 match touchline ban

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – NON-STANDARD CASE
Dan Nolan, North Leigh FC

North Leigh FC v Hadley FC
Southern League – Division One Central
23 April 2024

Charged with misconduct for breach of FA Rule E3.1 in respect of the above fixture.

It is alleged that following the completion of the fixture he acted in an improper manner towards a match official.

Mr Nolan admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing.

RESULT
£100.00 fine
1 match touchline ban

INCIDENT OUTSIDE THE JURISDICTION OF MATCH OFFICIALS BUT REPORTED TO THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION – NON-STANDARD CASE 
Ben Rhodes, Belper Town FC 

Belper Town FC vs Cleethorpes Town FC 
Northern Premier League East Division 
13 April 2024 

Charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3.1 in respect of the above fixture. 
It is alleged that following his dismissal in or around the 31st minute of the fixture, he acted in an improper manner and/or 
used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official. 

Mr Rhodes admits the Charge and elects a Paper Hearing. 

RESULT
£100.00 fine
1 match suspension

SURROUNDING A MATCH OFFICIAL – STANDARD CASE 
Belper Town FC 

Belper Town FC vs Cleethorpes Town FC 
Northern Premier League East Division 
13 April 2024 

Belper Town FC is hereby charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E20.1 in respect of the above fixture. It is alleged that in or around 31st minute of the fixture, Belper Town FC failed to ensure its players did not behave in a way which is improper. 

The Club admit the Charge, submit SP1 is too excessive and elect a Paper Hearing. 

RESULT
£200.00 fine

5 June 2024

INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT – BETTING 
Chris Maguire, Player, Eastleigh FC 

Breach of FA Rule E8 – He is charged with Misconduct under FA Rule E1(b) in respect of 2 bets placed on football matches on 07 January 2024. It is alleged that each bet is a separate breach of FA Rule E8 (as applicable). 

Mr Maguire admits the Charge and elects a Personal Hearing. 

RESULT
£1,200 fine
Suspended from All Football and Football Related Activity for sixteen (16) weeks. The first four (4) weeks are effective immediately. Twelve (12) weeks of the suspension are suspended until the end of the 25/26 season. 

By FA Staff