Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson charged by the FA for referee comments

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson has been charged by the FA for improper comments and/or bringing the game into disrepute following comments made to the media after his side's game against Plymouth Argyle.

Wednesday, 17th January 2018, 8:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th January 2018, 8:10 pm
Darren Ferguson confronts the officials after the final whistle against Plymouth.

He has until 6pm on Monday to respond.

Rovers were denied a clear penalty by referee Andy Haines in the dying moments of Saturday’s 1-1 draw.

In a post-match interview, Ferguson described officials in the EFL as “unfit” and labelled the standard of refereeing as “disgusting”.

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Asked what he would like the FA to do, Ferguson responded “shoot them”.

Ferguson apologised for his “tongue-in-cheek” remark on Sunday and said he does not advocate violence against officials.