Tomer Hemed charged with violent conduct by Football Association

Brighton striker Tomer Hemed has been charged with violent conduct, the Football Association has announced.Hemed fired the winner in Brighton’s 1-0 Premier League victory over Newcastle on Sunday but he was involved in an 88th-minute tangle with Newcastle defender DeAndre Yedlin.An FA statement read: “Tomer Hemed has been charged for an alleged act of violent conduct which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video. He has until 6pm on Tuesday [26 September 2017] to respond to the charge.”Chris Hughton praised the performance of #BHAFC goalscorer Tomer Hemed yesterday. #BHANEW https://t.co/9hzqTVrV6M pic.twitter.com/yNkS7EqrMs— BHAFC ?? (@OfficialBHAFC) September 25, 2017Brighton boss Chris Hughton defended Hemed after the game, insisting the Israel international’s stamp on Yedlin was a pure accident.“I have seen it, and my absolute impression was that there was no intention, particularly knowing the player,” said Hughton.“My first impression was that there was absolutely no intent. I was unaware of it at the time, and I have just been shown it.”(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-72310761-1', 'auto', {'name': 'pacontentapi'}); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'referrer', location.origin); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension1', 'By PA Sport Staff'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension2', 'f5e9a2a2-5fd5-4461-a6d2-eb965ac1d869'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension3', 'paservice:sport,paservice:sport:football'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension6', 'story-enriched'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension7', 'composite'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension8', null); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension9', 'sport:football'); ga('pacontentapi.send', 'pageview', { 'location': location.href, 'page': (location.pathname + location.search + location.hash), 'title': 'Tomer Hemed charged with violent conduct by Football Association'});

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