Middlesbrough FC and Birmingham City FC have been charged with a breach of FA Rule E20. It is alleged that the clubs failed to ensure their officials and/or players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and/or refrained from provocative behaviour during the 87th minute of their EFL Championship fixture on 21 January 2020.

In addition, a Middlesbrough FC coach, Leo Percovich, and Birmingham City FC’s Head of Performance, Sean Rush, have been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3. It is alleged that their behaviour during the 87th minute of the fixture amounts to improper conduct.

Both clubs, Leo Percovich and Sean Rush have until 28 January 2020 to respond to their respective charges.