Jamie Vardy accepts FA charge of improper conduct following West Ham dismissal

first_imgLeicester striker Jamie Vardy has accepted a Football Association charge of improper conduct, his club have announced.It means the England forward could be hit with a further ban to damage the Barclays Premier League leaders’ title bid.He was sent off after receiving a second yellow card for diving in Sunday’s 2-2 draw with West Ham and the charge relates to his reaction to the decision.Vardy responded furiously, pointing and shouting in the face of referee Jonathan Moss before leaving the pitch following his tangle with Angelo Ogbonna.He is suspended for Sunday’s visit of Swansea with the Foxes five points clear at the top of the table with four games left.And Leicester face the possibility of losing the 29-year-old for longer if his behaviour is deemed worthy of further punishment.Vardy has requested a personal hearing.The FA also charged Leicester for failing to control their players following the award of the Hammers’ 83rd-minute penalty.The club have accepted that charge too, and said in a statement: “Leicester City Football Club has today (Thursday) accepted a Football Association charge of failing to control its players during the Barclays Premier League fixture against West Ham United on 17 April.“Furthermore, Jamie Vardy has accepted a charge of improper conduct arising from the same fixture. Jamie has, however, requested a personal hearing.” 1 Jamie Vardy was sent off in Leicester’s draw with West Ham last_img