Newcastle’s Jonjo Shelvey finally gets a date for racial-abuse hearing

30 November 2016 10:30
• St James’s Park midfielder in the FA dock pre-Christmas• Newcastle expect to lose coach Ian Cathro to HeartsJonjo Shelvey must wait until shortly before Christmas to appear in front of an independent Football Association disciplinary commission convened to examine claims that he racially abused an opponent.The Newcastle United midfielder is due to face the FA panel during the week starting Monday 19 December, when he will personally contest the misconduct charge imposed by the ruling body following allegations that he directed racially abusive language towards Romain Saïss, a Moroccan midfielder who plays for Wolves. Related: Newcastle’s Jonjo Shelvey pleads not guilty to FA charge of using racist language Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian