Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association. The charge relates to an incident which occurred after City were beaten 3-2 at home in the derby against Manchester United.

The FA has taken action "for a breach of its Rule E3 in that he used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official".

The 31 year old has until 16.00hrs on Thursday to respond to the charge.

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