Global Sports : Skrtel Charged By FA

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The Football Association have charged Martin Skrtel with violent conduct following Sunday’s game with Manchester United at Anfield.
The charge relates to an incident with David De Gea towards the end of the game where Skrtel appeared to stand on the United keeper’s leg.
If found guilty, the Liverpool defender could face a three-game ban – the same punishment given to Chelsea striker Diego Costa, who was retrospectively found guilty of stamping on Liverpool’s Emre Can during a Capital One Cup clash against Liverpool in January.
A three-game ban would see Skrtel miss Liverpool’s vital Premier League trip to Arsenal on April 4, their FA Cup replay against Blackburn on April 8 and the home game against Newcastle five days later.
Liverpool are already without Steven Gerrard for those three game after the club captain was sent off just 38 seconds after coming on as a half-time substitute for a stamp on Ander Herrera.

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