Norwich and Ipswich charged by FA for failing to control players during fiery East Anglian derby
- Brawl led to Ipswich boss Paul Lambert being sent to the stands on Sunday
- Norwich’s head of performance Chris Domogalla was also sent off
- There was a melee near final whistle and East Anglian derby was angry affair
- FA Have charged both clubs and they have until Friday to respond
Norwich and Ipswich have been charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players during Sunday’s East Anglian derby.
A brawl on the stroke of half-time led to Ipswich manager Paul Lambert, who has also been charged with misconduct, and Norwich’s head of performance Chris Domogalla being sent off.
A similar melee also took place towards the final whistle.
Both Norwich and Ipswich have been charged by the FA for failing to control their players
Ipswich boss Paul Lambert was sent off and the passion and frustration spilled over
Lambert had since accused his former club of a ‘lack of class’, and the FA has given until 6pm on Friday for those involved to respond to the charge.
‘Norwich City and Ipswich Town have been charged following their EFL Championship fixture on Sunday,’ the FA said in a statement.
‘It is alleged that they failed to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion during both the 45th and 90th minutes, as well as their officials in the 45th minute.
The teams have until Friday to respond to the charge levied against them by the FA
‘In addition, Paul Lambert has also been charged with misconduct in relation to his behaviour in the 45th minute.
‘Both clubs and Mr Lambert have until 18:00 on 15 February 2019 to respond to the charge.’
Norwich won the Carrow Road fixture 3-0, edging their rivals closer to relegation.