Man Utd hit with FA charge for surrounding referee before Aleksandar Mitrovic and Willian red cards in chaotic FA Cup tie with Fulham

Harry Maguire Mitrovic Manchester United Fulham FA Cup 2022-23Getty
  • Man Utd charged over players' treatment of referee
  • Mitrovic and Silva also charged with haranguing official
  • Incident took place after Willian blocked shot with hand

WHAT HAPPENED? Manchester United have been charged by the Football Association after players surrounded referee Chris Kavanagh during their 2-1 comeback win over Fulham last Sunday. It happened after Willian blocked a Jadon Sancho shot with his hand, leading to the Brazilian being shown a straight red card after a VAR review and conceding a penalty.

🏆 TOP STORY: Ronaldo reflects on his Man Utd misery

📣 HAVE YOUR SAY: Will Pep Guardiola leave Man City?

🚨 MUST READ: Inside the mind of Emi Martinez

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Mitrovic has already been charged with violent and improper conduct while Silva was accused used of using allegedly abusive language and Fulham were charged for not controlling their players.


Marcel Sabitzer Manchester United 2022-23GettyMarco Silva Fulham Manchester United red card 2022-23GettyAleksandar Mitrovic red card Manchester United Fulham FA Cup 2022-23Getty

WHAT NEXT? United, currently on international break, have until March 27 to respond to the charges.

Who should be Man Utd's No.9 next season?

122841 Votes

Thanks for voting.

Results will be shared soon.

Who should be Man Utd's No.9 next season?

  • 43%Harry Kane
  • 42%Victor Osimhen
  • 7%Randal Kolo Muani
  • 9%Wout Weghorst
122841 Votes