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Watford did not appeal FA charge over Ipswich Town penalty incident
The Hornets have not appealed the FA charge the club received following the Ipswich Town match, the Watford Observer understands.
The Golden Boys will not comment on the charge but we understand the club has not appealed the charge of "failing to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and/or refrained from provocative behaviour" during the 1-1 draw with Ipswich Town on December 21.
Watford had until 6pm last night to appeal the FA's decision.
The FA's initial statement did not explain in detail what the charge related to but it did add the incident occurred in or around the 71st minute, which was when the Ipswich penalty was awarded.
Video footage shows the Hornets players reacting angrily to Graham Scott’s decision to award the penalty. Joel Ekstrand can be seen shouting in the referee’s face and Gabriele Angella appeared to place his hands on the official.
The FA statement read: "Watford have been charged for failing to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and/or refrained from provocative behaviour. "It follows an incident which occurred in or around the 71st minute of their game at Ipswich Town on 21 December 2013.
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