Football: Norwich and Newcastle charged over clash
LONDON (REUTERS) - Norwich City and Newcastle United have been charged by the Football Association (FA) following a scuffle between Bradley Johnson and Loic Remy during an English Premier League football match last week.
"Both Norwich City and Newcastle United have been charged by the FA for failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and/or refrained from provocative behaviour," the FA said in a statement on Monday.
The charge relates to an incident involving Newcastle's Remy and Norwich's Johnson in which the pair pushed each other before Remy appeared to lower his head towards Johnson near the end of the 0-0 draw.
Players from both sides joined the fray before Remy and Johnson were sent off.