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Sunderland and AFC Bournemouth charged by the FA

The FA have charged Sunderland and Bournemouth with failing to control their players.

The charge follows Saturdays match where Bournemouth won 1-0. As a result of the loss Sunderland were the first team to be relegated from the Premier League this season.

The FA charge relates to an incident in the 76th minute of the match.

An FA statement has said that the clubs "failed to ensure that their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion".

Players from both teams were involved in an altercation when Sunderland forward Fabio Borini challenged Bournemouth defender Lewis Cook from behind.

Borini and Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter were shown yellow cards.


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