Wed 09 November 2022 | 17:03

The FA fines Manchester United £82,000 for crowding the referee

Facing charges over failing to control their players during incidents in two matches against Newcastle United and Chelsea where players crowded the match officials, the FA hands the Red Devils an £82,000 fine.

Manchester United

has handed a hefty £82,000 fine over incidents in their back-to-back draws against the Magpies and the Blues. After players crowded officials for a disallowed goal against

Newcastle United

, they did the same for a penalty concession against


as the English Football’s governing body charges the Red Devils for "failing to control their players".


official statement

from the FA reads: "

Manchester United has been fined £82,000 in total for breaching FA Rule E20.1 during its Premier League matches against Newcastle United on Sunday 16 October and Chelsea on Saturday 22 October.

"Manchester United admitted that it failed to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion during the 49th minute of the Newcastle United game and the 84th minute of the Chelsea fixture.

"Independent Regulatory Commissions imposed fines of £45,000 and £37,000 for the respective breaches in the Newcastle United and Chelsea matches during separate hearings.

"The Independent Regulatory Commissions' written reasons for these individual sanctions will be published in due course."

In addition to the fines against United, Liverpool's boss

Jurgen Klopp

was also fined £30,000 for his actions during the Reds' victory over Manchester City as


faces a £20,000 penalty for failing to control their players in their October victory over Leeds United.



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source: thefa.com

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