DEFENDER CHARGED

FA charge Birmingham's Johnson after derby rant

May 5, 2010
By Soccernet staff
The Football Association has charged Roger Johnson with two counts of improper conduct for the Birmingham defender's rant after the derby match with Aston Villa in April.

Birmingham were charged with failing to control their players following the angry scenes near the end of their derby defeat, sparked by referee Martin Atkinson awarding a penalty against Johnson for a challenge on Gabriel Agbonlahor.

The match was decided when James Milner converted the resulting spot-kick ...

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