Banned: Antolin Alcaraz to face FA Charge

WIGAN, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Antolin Alcaraz of Fulham and Clint Dempsey of Fulham challenge for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Wigan Athletic and Fulham at DW Stadium on October 29, 2011 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

The Paraguyian defender is set to miss more game time this season, after spitting out at Wolves defender Richard Stearman on Sunday. Where will Latics bad run end?

I for one, don't see it as a personal insult to Stearman, it was fuelled by frustration from Alcaraz. Who yet again put in a below par performances for the Latics as they slumped to an 8th league defeat.

The FA said in a statement:

"Wigan Athletic's Antolin Alcaraz has today been charged by The FA for spitting at an opponent.

 

"The incident, which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video, relates to his side's game against Wolverhampton Wanderers .

 

"The player has until 6pm on November 8, 2011 to respond to the charge. If the player admits the charge he may accept an automatic three match suspension."
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