The Football Association has today charged Andre Gray, following historical posts made on social media.
An FA statement reads as follows:
Burnley’s Andre Gray has been charged with misconduct in respect of social media comments made between 9 January 2012 and 11 March 2012.
It is alleged the comments were abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or brought the game into disrepute contrary to FA Rule E3(1).
It is further alleged that these breaches include reference to an “aggravating factor”, namely, sexual orientation and/or gender and/or colour and/or race contrary to FA Rule E3(2).
The player has until 6pm on Wednesday, 31 August 2016 to respond to the charge.