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Club Statement

20 June 2023

Club News

Club Statement

20 June 2023

Rochdale Football Club note the below FA charge against Head Groundsman Josh Haigh.

“Rochdale’s head groundsman, Joshua Haigh, has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3. 

“It’s alleged that his conduct towards a broadcaster’s presenter after the EFL League Two game on Tuesday 21 February involving Stockport County was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper. 

“It's further alleged his conduct constitutes an 'aggravated breach', which is defined in FA Rule E3.2, as it included a reference – whether express or implied – to race and/or colour. 

“Joshua Haigh has until Friday 23 June to provide a response.”

Josh has confirmed that he intends to contest the charge and will request a personal hearing.

Having reviewed the evidence available, the club will offer our full support to him on this matter, whilst fully complying with the process.


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