Thursday 27 October 2016

FA charge Man Utd's Marounae Fellaini and Leicester's Robert Huth with violent conduct

Eleanor Crooks

Published 03/05/2016 | 17:03

Marouane Fellaini and Robert Huth have both been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association.

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The pair were caught by the TV cameras clashing in the penalty area in the first half of Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Leicester on Sunday Huth appeared to pull Fellaini's hair, with the United midfielder responding by swinging an elbow into the neck of the German.

A statement from the FA read: "Marouane Fellaini and Robert Huth have both been charged for alleged acts of violent conduct, which were not seen by the match officials but caught on video.

"The Manchester United midfielder and Leicester City defender were involved in an incident in the 21st minute of their game on Sunday. Both players have until 6pm on Wednesday 4 May 2016 to reply to their charge."

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