Birmingham City women charged for fielding suspended player

By Rek Hanibal Published on April 30, 2021
Birmingham City women charged for fielding suspended player

Birmingham charged for playing suspended Ruesha Littlejohn against Reading in April; Club 'unequivocally' support player and cite 'administrative error', Birmingham currently ninth in WSL, three points clear of bottom-placed Bristol CityThe FA alleges that Birmingham Women "failed to ensure that a player registered with the club complied with an automatic suspension".

Littlejohn herself has been charged with the "failure to comply with an automatic suspension by participating in the fixture”. Birmingham Women say they "unequivocally support" Littlejohn over the matter and attribute the situation to "an administrative error".

Both Birmingham and Littlejohn have until May 4 to provide their respective responsesVeatriki Sarri's injury-time free-kick snatched a vital point for Birmingham against derby rivals Aston Villa to boost their survival hopes in the WSL on Wednesday.

Rek Hanibal

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