Peter Beardsley found guilty of using racist language and suspended by FA

Peter Beardsley has been found guilty of three counts of using racist and abusive language while Under-23 coach at Newcastle United.

Thursday, 19th September 2019, 4:08 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th September 2019, 4:36 pm
Peter Beardsley.
Peter Beardsley.

Beardsley has been suspended from “all football and football-related activity” by the Football Association for 32 weeks.

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The 58-year-old – who had strenuously denied the allegations – left United in March.

The club said at the time: “We are grateful for the contribution Peter has given over the years as a player, coach and ambassador.

“We wish him well for the future.”