Tottenham winger Townsend cops FA charge

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend has been hit by FA charges for alleged betting offences.

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend has been hit by FA charges for alleged betting offences.

And the Tottenham star, 21, will also miss England Under-21s’ European Championship campaign next month.

The winger, who spent the second half of the season on loan at QPR, has until June 3 to answer the charges.

An FA statement said: “The FA has charged Andros Townsend in relation to alleged breaches of its rules governing misconduct and betting.

“He has withdrawn from the England Under-21 squad and will be replaced by Birmingham City’s Nathan Redmond.”

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