posted on Sep, 29 2004 @ 02:51 PM
West Brom defender Darren Purse has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association following his red card in Saturday's 3-1 defeat at
The charge relates to an incident in the first half when team-mate Riccardo Scimeca needed treatment.
Purse was having his shirt pulled by a Newcastle player and in an effort to break free accidentally caught ex-Villa defender Scimeca in the face with
The Baggies skipper was harshly sent off later in the St James' Park clash for a second bookable offence and will serve a one-match ban against Bolton
But he could now face a further three-game suspension if the FA find him guilty of the new offence at a Soho Square hearing on Thursday.