Todd Kane: QPR defender charged by FA over language allegedly directed at Brentford's Sergi Canos

Todd Kane has been charged by the FA for allegedly using abusive and/or insulting language towards Brentford's Sergi Canos during a Championship fixture in February; Kane has until May 17 to respond to the charge

PA - Todd Kane
Image: Todd Kane has been charged by the FA for using abusive and/or insulting language during a Championship match in February

QPR defender Todd Kane has been hit with a Football Association (FA) charge after it was alleged he used abusive and/or insulting language in an incident involving Brentford's Sergi Canos.

The 27-year-old, who has until May 17 to respond to the charge, has been accused of an aggravated breach of FA Rule E3, which covers reference to nationality and/or ethnicity.

An FA statement said: "Queens Park Rangers FC's Todd Kane has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3 following their fixture against Brentford FC in the EFL Championship on Wednesday February 17, 2021.

"It is alleged that Todd Kane used abusive and/or insulting language during the 62nd minute of the fixture contrary to FA Rule E3.1 and that this constitutes an "Aggravated Breach", which is defined in FA Rule E3.2 as the language included a reference, whether express or implied, to nationality and/or ethnicity.

"Todd Kane has until Monday May 17, 2021 to provide a response to this charge."

PA - Sergi Canos
Image: It is alleged Kane directed the language at Brentford's Sergi Canos in the 62nd minute of the game

Kane played the full 90 minutes at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium as the home side came from behind to win 2-1 courtesy of Charlie Austin's winner.

Also See:

The full-back joined QPR in 2019 and has gone on to make 60 league appearances for the club.

Win £250,000 with Super 6!

Win £250,000 with Super 6!

Do not miss your chance to land the £250,000 in Saturday's Super 6 round. Play for free, entries by 12:30pm.

Around Sky