Williamson charged by FA

The former Portsmouth player faces a three-match ban if he either
admits or is convicted of the offence. A Football Association
statement said: “Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson has
today been charged with violent conduct. “The charge relates to an
incident involving Johan Elmander in his side’s fixture with Bolton
Wanderers on Saturday, November 20. “Williamson has until 6pm on
Tuesday, November 23 to reply to the charge and under the FA’s
fast-track regulations, may admit the charge and accept a standard
three-match suspension.”