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Dion Charles: Bolton striker ordered to attend education programme over social media posts

Bolton Wanderers striker Dion Charles has been ordered to attend a face-to-face education programme over historical social media posts. The 26-year-old admitted that he had made abusive and/or insulting and/or improper comments. He had previously apologised for the posts which contained "discriminatory and deeply offensive words". The Football Association said...
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Northern Ireland’s Dion Charles claims he should have had penalty prior to Hungary scoring winner

Northern Ireland striker Dion Charles insisted he should have been awarded a penalty before Hungary got the winner in Tuesday’s 1-0 friendly defeat at Windsor Park.Charles was brought on as a half-time substitute and within 45 seconds of the match re-starting he was on the deck after feeling a push in the back from Hungary defender Adam Lang.But Irish referee Rob Harvey waved away the appeals from the home players, and it proved pivotal as Roland Sallai punished an under-hit back-pass from Niall McGinn 10 minutes later to get the only goal of the night.“It was a great ball in...
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Dion Charles claims he was owed penalty prior to Hungary scoring winner

Northern Ireland striker Dion Charles insisted he should have been awarded a penalty before Hungary got the winner in Tuesday’s 1-0 friendly defeat at Windsor Park. Charles was brought on as a half-time substitute and within 45 seconds of the match re-starting he was on the deck after feeling a push in the back from Hungary defender Adam Lang.
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Bolton 6-0 Sunderland: Dion Charles scores twice in Trotters rout of Black Cats

Striker Dion Charles scored twice as Bolton recorded a third successive Sky Bet League One win by beating shambolic Sunderland 6-0 at the UniBol Stadium. Former Accrington ace Charles, who notched the match clincher at Shrewsbury last week, netted in each half. Dapo Afolayan, Kieran Lee, Declan John and a...
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Dion Charles opens Bolton account with last-gasp winner at Shrewsbury

Recent signing Dion Charles grabbed a last-minute winner for Bolton against Shrewsbury as Ian Evatt’s side made it back-to-back victories following a five-match losing streak. Charles opened his account for the Trotters in style as his late rocket secured all three points against a Shrews side that had been...
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Dion Charles: Bolton Wanderers striker apologises for 'deeply offensive' posts

Bolton Wanderers striker Dion Charles has apologised for historical social media posts containing "discriminatory and deeply offensive words". Charles, 26, posted an apology on his Twitter account, while Wanderers also added a statement condemning the posts. The club statement said it did not "condone any forms of discrimination," and called...
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Bolton insist Dion Charles ‘has grown up’ since posting discriminatory tweets

Bolton insist new forward Dion Charles is not racist or homophobic after discriminatory tweets came to light.The club said the 26-year-old Northern Ireland international, who signed for Wanderers from League One rivals Accrington on New Year’s Day, had apologised for the messages which they said were posted “several years ago”.The PA news agency understands the Football Association is investigating Charles’ tweets, which were reported to have been posted between 2011 and 2013.Club Statement. #BWFC 🐘🏰— Bolton Wanderers (@OfficialBWFC) January 4, 2022Bolton chairman Sharon Brittan said: “I am aware that some tweets which Dion Charles posted several years ago contained discriminatory...
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