Holloway accepts FA charge
Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway will not contest a Football
Association charge of improper conduct.
Holloway came onto the pitch at the end of his side’s 2-2 draw
with Leeds to confront United forward Luke Varney and the match
The Palace boss was angered by referee Dean Whitehouse’s
decision not to send off Varney and team-mate Stephen Warnock for
perceived red card offences.
But Holloway admits he went too far and will accept the charge,
while also confirming he will speak with Wilfried Zaha.
The winger, back on loan at Selhurst Park as part of his
transfer deal to Manchester United, is also accused of improper
conduct after a gesture made towards the travelling supporters was
caught on camera.
“I won’t be appealing to the charge. I was shouting that was
wrong and I must be a role model. I will move on, as will Wilf,”
“We are a well-run football club and we will deal with the issue
concerning Wilf in the right way. I don’t expect him to get a
“There were incidents in the game that were not dealt with in
the right way. That is now in the past and we have to get on with
Meanwhile, the Eagles’ Championship game with Millwall,
originally due to be played at The Den on Saturday 13 April, has
been rescheduled for Tuesday 30 April, kick-off 7:45pm.
This is due to Millwall’s continued involvement in the FA Cup
over that weekend, where they will face Wigan in the semi-finals of