FA charge Toon star Cabaye

The Football Association on Monday evening confirmed that the

French midfielder has been charged after allegedly kicking out at

the Seagulls’ Egyptian defender Adam El-Abd.

A statement said: “Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye has

been charged with violent conduct following an incident in the FA

Cup fourth round tie against Brighton Hove Albion.

“Cabaye was involved in an incident involving Brighton’s Adam

El-Abd during the FA Cup tie at the Amex Stadium on Saturday 28

January.

“Cabaye has until 6pm on Tuesday, January 31 2012 to respond to

the charge.”