According to the BBC, the FA have charged Bolton Wanderers and their manager, Phil Parkinson, with misconduct for the fracas that occurred midway through the second half of Saturday’s away defeat at Leeds.

The incident took place shortly after Leeds took the lead in the 68th minute and saw Bolton’s manager sent to the stands.

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Sparks flew when Joe Williams was squirted with a water bottle during an argument on the touchline.

In an effort to defend his player and diffuse the situation, Parkinson intervened. He squared up to Leeds’ Pontus Jansson and was shown the red card by referee Tony Harrington.

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Speaking to EFL on Quest after the game, Parkinson said: “there was a bit of a melee and members of both technical areas have gone to separate it and I got sent to the stand.”

The FA have taken a dim view of the incident and have charged both clubs and Phil Parkinson with misconduct.

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Wanderers have until March 1 to appeal the decision.

There is no news yet on what punishment the clubs or Parkinson may yet receive for the incident.

Fingers crossed Wanderers aren’t issued with a fine as it could tip their financial situation over the edge.

However, with new owners possibly on the horizon, could the Trotters’ luck be about to turn?

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