COSTA REPORTED TO FA OVER STEWARD INCIDENT
The Spain international was pictured stamping
on the foot of a security official as he looked to
retrieve the ball at the Britannia Stadium and
could face disciplinary action.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa may find himself in
trouble with the Football Association after being
reported to referee Anthony Taylor for an
altercation with a steward during the Blues'
defeat to Stoke City..
The Spain international was pictured clashing
with the security official as he retrieved the ball
by the tunnel at the Britannia Stadium, with
reports suggesting Costa stood on his foot
before being shoved back onto the pitch.
Goal understands the incident has been
reported to Taylor, with the FA set to receive
details in the referee's report while Chelsea are
aware that a complaint has been made.
A club spokesman dubbed the allegations
"nonsense" shortly after learning of the
Costa has already been punished by the
governing body this term after he was handed a
retrospective three-match ban for kicking out at
Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista in September.
And he could face further action should his
altercation with the steward be deemed serious
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