Derby hit with FA charge for failing to control their players during Brentford draw


Derby hit with FA charge for failing to control their players during Brentford draw

Derby have been charged by the FA with failing to control their players in a 3-3 draw with Brentford on Saturday.

The incident occurred in the 48th minute when substitute Ashley Cole was booked for diving.

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The former England and Chelsea left-back was adamant he had been fouled as Derby players surrounded referee John Brooks.

An FA statement said: “Derby County FC has been charged with failing to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.

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“The incident occurred during the 48th minute of the EFL Championship fixture against Brentford FC on Saturday (06/04/19).

“The club has until Friday (12/04/2019) to provide a response.”