FA slap Leeds boss with charge after Millwall match

15:04 20 November 2012

Leeds United manager Neil Warnock during the Championship defeat at the New Den. Photo credit: Nigel French/PA Wire

Leeds United manager Neil Warnock during the Championship defeat at the New Den. Photo credit: Nigel French/PA Wire

Leeds United manager Neil Warnock has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association after the 1-0 defeat at Millwall on Sunday.

Warnock hit out at referee Mark Halsey in his post-match comments after the official dismissed Luke Varney at The Den.

Varney was sent off just three minutes into the second half for an apparent elbow on Adam Smith.

Warnock said: “The amount of effort that’s gone into the game and we’re talking about a refereeing decision - it’s scandalous. When you watch the sending-off again, we don’t have thousands of Millwall fans screaming at us. It’s not caught him where he’s holding when he’s gone down.

“Referees aren’t as consistent - they’ve gone backwards, I think. I didn’t think someone of Mark Halsey’s quality and experience would have gone straight for his red card, and I think he’ll be disappointed when he sees it, but that will do us no good.”

A statement on the FA’s website read: “Leeds United manager Neil Warnock has been charged by the FA for an alleged breach of Rule E3.

“The charge is in relation to improper conduct following his side’s game at Millwall on 18 November 2012.”

The 63-year-old has until 4pm on Friday to respond to the charge.

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Millwall news

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Angelo Ogbonna of West Ham United is mobbed in celebration (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Football fans love their quirky players and moments.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Arsenal's Emirates Stadium (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Us football fans like to think we know a lot about our sport, but we also like a test.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Dwight Gayle of Crystal Palace hits the post (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

The Football League loan window is now open and Championship clubs will be looking to do business.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Chelsea's new signing Alexandre Pato signs for Chelsea at the Cobham Training Ground (Credit: Darren Walsh)

Struggling to keep track of what your London club did during the window? We’ve put together a list of every officially confirmed transfer deal in the January transfer window 2016.

Monday, February 1, 2016
Chelsea's new signing Alexandre Pato signs for Chelsea (Credit: Darren Walsh)

Struggling to keep track of what your London club has done during the window? We’ve put together a list of every officially confirmed transfer deal in the January transfer window.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Champagne experience

This Valentine’s Day, the Coca-Cola London Eye is the perfect destination for lovebirds, offering a range of romantic experiences from Friday 12th February - Sunday 14th February 2016.

Read more
Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Read more

Latest Tech News

Transport