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Club statement

6 June 2019

The FA have issued the following statement at 4.00pm today:

Sheffield Wednesday FC player Fernando Forestieri has today been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3.

It is alleged that words he used during a friendly fixture against Mansfield Town FC on 24 July 2018 breached Rule E3[1] as they were abusive and/or insulting.

It is further alleged that the words constituted an ‘aggravated breach’, which is defined in Rule E3[2], as they included reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race.

Forestieri has until 14 June 2019 to respond to the charge.

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