Wayne Hennessey given FA charge over alleged Nazi salute

December 25, 2019

first_img BEST OF ADVICE Hennessey was seen in the background of a group photograph posted on Meyer’s Instagram story, which has subsequently expired.The Wales international has denied he was making a such a salute, claiming on Twitter that he was calling out to the person taking the photograph and any resemblance was “absolutely coincidental”.“I waved and shouted at the person taking the picture to get on with it and at the same time put my hand over my mouth to make the sound carry,” Hennessey posted on Twitter on January 6.“It’s been brought to my attention that frozen in a moment by the camera this looks like I am making a completely inappropriate type of salute. Hennessey (circled) can be seen lifting his arm and covering his mouth in the picture LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS no dice Wayne Hennessey has been charged by the Football Association with a breach of FA Rule E3, relating to a gesture he made which was captured in a photograph and posted on social media.It is alleged by the FA the Crystal Palace goalkeeper’s gesture was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or brought the game into disrepute. RANKED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade MONEY REVEALED Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move 2 2 Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury REVEALED It is further alleged it included reference to ethnic origin and/or race and/or religion and/or belief.Hennessey, 31, denies making the gesture in a picture posted on Instagram by his German team-mate Max Meyer as the players celebrated their FA Cup win against Grimsby earlier this month.The FA added: “It is further alleged that this constitutes an ‘Aggravated Breach’, which is defined in Rule E3[2], as it included reference to ethnic origin and/or race and/or religion and/or belief.“Hennessey has until 31 January 2019 to respond to the charge.” “I can assure everyone I would never ever do that and any resemblance to that kind of gesture is absolutely coincidental. Love and peace Wayne.” Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Hennessey has until January 31st to respond to the charge Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won last_img

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