Southampton hit by FA charge

Southampton have been charged by the FA with failing to control

their players following the award of a late penalty to Norwich

during their 0-0 draw at Carrow Road on Saturday.

Saints’ players were furious with referee Mark Clattenburg after

he decided Norwich striker Grant Holt had been fouled by Luke Shaw

in stoppage time.

Southampton goalkeeper Artur Boruc saved Holt’s spot-kick but

manager Mauricio Pochettino was also incensed and came on to the

pitch to speak to Clattenburg after the final whistle.

Player protests also continued at the end of the game and the

club now find themselves in hot water with the authorities.

Southampton have until 4pm on Friday 15 March to respond to the