Bournemouth and Watford charged by Football Association over mass brawl in Championship game

Bournemouth and Watford players were involved in a mass brawl in 96th minute of Championship game at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday; Jack Wilshere was sent off for hosts after Joao Pedro was earlier dismissed for a second yellow; both clubs have until Friday to provide a response

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Watford's Joao Pedro saw red and Bournemouth's Jack Wilshere was sent off after a mass brawl at the end of the Cherries' 1-0 win over the Hornets

Bournemouth and Watford have been charged by the Football Association for failing to control their players during Saturday's Championship match.

Both sets of players clashed in the 96th minute after Watford forward Joao Pedro was sent off for a second yellow card following a challenge on Bournemouth midfielder Jefferson Lerma.

Jack Wilshere was also sent off for the hosts at the Vitality Stadium after he clashed with Watford captain Tom Cleverley towards the end of the ill-tempered game.

Jack Wilshere is sent off after an ugly ending to proceedings at the Vitality
Image: Wilshere was shown a red card after both sets of players clashed

Arnaut Danjuma scored the only goal of the game in the 61st minute.

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Both clubs have until Friday to provide a response.

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