Arsenal faces spot-fixing allegations, FA investigates team's behavior in FA Cup match against Oxford United
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Arsenal has been accused of not managing their players well for the second time in a week.
The team's players were disciplined for their behavior during their match against Newcastle on January 3rd which ended in a 0-0 draw.
Arsenal has been charged with failing to control their players by the Football Association (FA) for the second time in a week.
The team's players were penalized for their behavior during a match against Oxford United in the FA Cup on January 9th, which ended with a 2-0 victory for Arsenal.
The incident occurred in the 34th minute of the game, when the players surrounded the referee and remonstrated with him after he did not award a penalty.
The FA has given the club until January 16th to respond to the charges. Additionally, the match is being investigated by the FA for alleged spot-fixing and suspicious betting patterns.
The Football Association (FA) is investigating allegations of spot-fixing surrounding the match between Arsenal and Oxford United in the FA Cup on January 9th.
The investigation was prompted by evidence sent to the FA including WhatsApp messages claiming that a specific player, Ciaron Brown, would receive a booking during the match, which he did in the 59th minute.
The FA may also examine Brown's phone records, including calls, texts, and social media activity as part of the probe.
This is the second time in a week that Arsenal has been accused of not managing their players well, as they were also penalized for their behavior during their match against Newcastle on January 3rd.
Additionally, fans watching the match at home called on Arsenal's coach, Mikel Arteta, to be given a touchline ban for his antics on the sidelines during the game.