Grimsby Town FC’s Elliott Whitehouse has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3.
It is alleged that the midfielder used abusive and/or insulting words, which are contrary to FA Rule E3(1), towards a Northampton Town FC player during the 72nd minute of an EFL League Two fixture on 23 November 2019. It is further alleged that the words constitute an “aggravated breach”, which is defined in FA Rule E3(2), as they included a reference to race and/or ethnic origin and/or nationality.
Elliott Whitehouse has until 4 May 2020 to provide a response.
No further comment will be made regarding the matter at this time.