Thu 19 January 2023 | 19:04

Arsenal hit with a new £40,000 fine by the FA after Oxford United game

Despite a 3-0 FA Cup victory over Oxford, the Football Association (FA) charged the Gunners for failing to control their players during a potential penalty.

Eddie Nketiah's brace helped


reach FA Cup's fourth round with a 3-0 victory over Oxford. However, the Gunners were subsequently charged for failing to control their players after they surrounded David Coote for a penalty.

Although the Gunners appealed the charge, FA turned their appeal down as they will have to pay out a £40,000 fine.


Arsenal FC has been fined £40,000 after its players surrounded a match official during the FA Cup tie against Oxford United FC on Monday 9 January 2023,"

read a statement from the FA.

"Arsenal FC denied an allegation from the FA that the club had failed to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion during the 34th minute, and the club also requested a hearing.

"An Independent Regulatory Commission subsequently upheld the allegation and imposed the club's fine.

"Its written reasons for these decisions will be published in due course."

Having also been fined for their conduct against Newcastle in the Premier League, this is the second charge Arsenal has been hit with in January.

source: SportMob

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