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Gray Granted Extension To Appeal FA Charge

31 August 2016

The Football Association have granted an extension to Andre Gray’s response to a charge relating to historical posts made on social media.

The player now has until September 5, 2016 to answer the charge of comments deemed to be "abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or bringing the game into disrepute" contrary to FA Rule E3(1).

It is further alleged that these breaches included 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 originally had until 6pm on Wednesday, 31 August 2016 to respond to the charge following the posts, made between 9 January, 2012 and 11 March, 2012.

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