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Last Updated: Thursday, 6 September 2007, 11:26 GMT 12:26 UK
Wigan handed FA misconduct charge
Wigan's Kevin Kilbane remonstrates after being sent off at Newcastle
Wigan slipped to ninth in the Premier League after losing
Wigan have been charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players at Newcastle on Saturday.

"The charge relates to the conduct of their players towards referee Steve Bennett in two separate incidents," said an FA statement.

Wigan have until Wednesday 19 September to respond to the FA's charge.

The Latics lost 1-0 to a late Michael Owen goal at St James' Park and had midfielder Kevin Kilbane sent off after 46 minutes for two bookable offences.



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