FA to investigate Everton’s Richarlison over flare-throwing incident

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Richarlison is facing a Football Association investigation after throwing a flare off the pitch at Goodison Park following his crucial 46th-minute winner against Chelsea.

The Everton striker launched a blue flare over the Gwladys Street end after it had been thrown onto the pitch during celebrations for a goal that could prove vital for the team’s bid to avoid relegation. No action was taken against the Brazil international by referee Kevin Friend but the FA will investigate. A written warning could follow. “We will look into the matter but, as far we are concerned, Richarlison was attempting to throw it out of the ground,” said an Everton spokesperson.

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Written by Andy Hunter at Goodison Park
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/may/01/fa-to-investigate-evertons-richarlison-over-flare-throwing-incident under the title “FA to investigate Everton’s Richarlison over flare-throwing incident”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.