Allardyce charged by FA

  • Last Updated: January 18 2013, 18:19 GMT

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has been charged with misconduct over comments made to the media following the FA Cup third round replay against Manchester United, the Football Association has announced.

Sam Allardyce: FA charge
Sam Allardyce: FA charge

Allardyce reacted angrily to Phil Dowd's decision to award Manchester United a penalty for handball after West Ham were denied one for a similar offence by Rafael at the other end.

In a statement, the FA said Allardyce has until Wednesday 23 January to respond to the charge.


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