West Ham striker Carlton Cole has been charged by The FA in relation to a comment posted on social media. It is alleged that the comment was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or brings the game into disrepute. The player has until 6pm on 5 March 2015 to respond to the charge.
Cole told a Spurs season ticket holder to “F off you c***” on social media following the Spurs draw.
In 2011 Carlton Cole was fined £20,000 by the Football Association for comments he made on Twitter during England’s friendly with Ghana.