Ben Haim denies charge
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bolton defender defender Tal Ben Haim has denied a FA charge of improper conduct.Bolton defender defender Tal Ben Haim has denied a Football Association charge of improper conduct relating to his clash with Wayne Rooney.
Ben Haim was hit with an improper conduct rap by The FA for his role in an altercation with Rooney during Boxing Day's meeting between the sides.
The Israeli fell to the ground after Rooney had shoved him in the face with the Manchester United ace serving a three-game ban for the offence.
Ben Haim has refuted the charge and requested a personal hearing.
Meanwhile, Birmingham striker Clinton Morrison has admitted a charge of improper conduct following an incident involving Bolton's Nicky Hunt earlier this month.
Morrison pushed the defender over during his side's defeat to Bolton following a clash off-the-ball.
However, Morrison has still requested a personal hearing to discuss the incident.