Karen Carney charged

Birmingham City Ladies FC player Karen Carney has been charged by The FA with misconduct.

It is alleged that, during the fixture between Birmingham City LFC and Bristol Academy WFC in the Women’s Super League on 16 July 2014, Carney used abusive and/or insulting words towards a member of the opposition, in breach of FA Rule E3.

It is further alleged that this breach was aggravated by reference to a person or person’s nationality, in contravention of FA Rule E3(2).

Carney has until Monday 22 September 2014 to respond to the charge.