Jones and Oatway charged

  • Last Updated: February 5 2013, 17:54 GMT

Sheffield Wednesday manager Dave Jones and Brighton's first-team coach Charlie Oatway have been charged by the Football Association following a fiery npower Championship fixture between the two sides on Saturday.

Dave Jones:  Sent to the stands at Hillsborough
Dave Jones: Sent to the stands at Hillsborough

The FA announced in a statement on their website that "the charges, both for alleged improper conduct, are in relation to an incident which occurred during the game".

The incident occurred following Wednesday midfielder Danny Pugh's heavy challenge on Albion's Inigo Calderon in the second half of the game at Hillsborough.

Pugh's subsequent booking sparked a furious reaction from the visiting bench and the ensuing bust-up, which involved players and staff from both benches, saw Jones and Oatway sent to the stands as stewards and police tried to restore order.

Jones and Oatway each have until 4pm on Friday to respond to the charge,


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