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Fleetwood boss Joey Barton charged by FA for improper language

Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton has been charged by the FA for allegedly using foul language on a match official. Barton was set off in the 94th minute of his side's League victory against Wycombe Wanderers on Tuesday. It is the second time has been charged with improper language this season as this charge was preceded by a one-game touchline ban in December. The manager has until February 17 to respond to the charge. Meanwhile, Barton told BBC Radio Lancashire after the match: "I spoke to the referee about why I was sent off. He told me why. It's incorrect and we'll wait for the match report and speak to the FA. READ: UAE grants Gold visa to Cristiano Ronaldo "Usually if I've been in the wrong I hold my hands up. On this occasion, I think the fourth official's made a mistake. ...
Leicester make history as first English team to be awarded goal by VAR
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Leicester make history as first English team to be awarded goal by VAR

  Leicester City went down in the history books again, this time with Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho being the first player to score via a video assistant referee (VAR) decision on Tuesday night's FA Cup replay against Fleetwood Town Iheanacho scored in each half of the game to secure a brace but his second strike in the second half required assistance from the VAR before being ruled as a goal The referee on the night Jonathan Moss had to ask if the striker was offside or onside before finishing off a beautiful assist from Riyad Mahrez However, replays confirmed that Iheanacho was onside when the pass came through and the goal was officially counted to give Leicester a 2 nil win and book a date in the fourth round away to Peterborough United. "I think we saw in...