Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp has been charged by the Soccer Affiliation for his feedback about referee Paul Tierney after his facet’s 4-3 win against Tottenham on Sunday.
The FA alleged Klopp’s feedback represent “improper conduct”.
Klopp has till Friday, 5 Could to reply to the cost.
“It’s alleged that the supervisor’s feedback concerning the match official throughout post-match media interviews constitutes improper conduct in that they suggest bias, and/or query the integrity of the referee, and/or are private/offensive, and/or carry the sport into disrepute,” the FA said.
“The entire scenario mustn’t have occurred in any respect,” mentioned Klopp, talking on Tuesday earlier than his facet’s sport towards Fulham on Wednesday.
“It was out of emotion and anger in that second. That is why I celebrated the best way I did.
“We received a sport 4-3 in a spectacular method and the one headlines I created and I actually remorse that. It isn’t needed and never the way it needs to be.”
Klopp was livid with Spurs being awarded a free-kick which led to their equaliser and ran to scream on the fourth official after the winner, hurting his leg within the course of.
He was proven a yellow card by the referee after his celebration and, talking after the sport about when he was booked, Klopp claimed what Tierney mentioned to him was “not OK”.
The Skilled Recreation Match Officers Restricted (PGMOL), the physique accountable for Premier League referees, said Tierney “acted in a professional manner” throughout the game and when cautioning Klopp, including that match officers within the Premier League are recorded in all video games through a communications system.
Klopp says he regrets a few of the issues he mentioned concerning the official in his post-match interviews however denies he lied about their dialog.
“I attempted to settle down but it surely did not work out correctly, go into all of the interviews after which I mentioned what I mentioned,” he added.
“I do know he [Tierney] shouldn’t be doing it deliberately however we have now a historical past, you can’t deny that.
“I am not a resentful particular person, in no way, however these type issues which have occurred previously in decisive video games. They did not occur deliberately however they’re nonetheless there.
“The referees are actually indignant about what I mentioned. I should not have mentioned a few issues however mendacity was not concerned.”
Klopp was given a one-match ban after he was despatched off towards Manchester Metropolis in October for berating the referee’s assistant after the FA appealed towards the unique punishment.
He was additionally fined £30,000 and warned about his future conduct.
The historical past between Klopp and Tierney
In 2020 Tierney reportedly told Klopp to “get over it” after the referee admitted he had missed a foul on Georginio Wijnaldum in a sport towards Aston Villa.
Tierney was additionally in command of a Liverpool sport at Tottenham in December 2021 when Spurs striker Harry Kane escaped a crimson card earlier than Liverpool left-back Andrew Robertson was dismissed.
The match ended in a 2-2 draw which resulted within the Reds shedding floor to Manchester Metropolis of their Premier League title battle.
Tierney was additionally the referee when Everton had been denied a late penalty in a 1-0 defeat by Manchester City in February 2022.
Metropolis midfielder Rodri appeared to manage the ball together with his arm and, whereas Tierney and video assistant referee Chris Kavanagh didn’t deem it worthy of a spot-kick, former PGMOL head Mike Riley later apologised to the Toffees for the choice.
Liverpool went on to overlook out on the Premier League title by one level to Metropolis that season.
In January this 12 months after a loss to Brentford, Klopp mentioned he had approached the officers – together with Tierney – to debate selections made in the course of the sport.
“That is precisely the identical as I’d discuss to my microwave, you get no response, actually, it is all the time the identical,” he told beIN Sports.
Earlier this month, Tierney booked Liverpool’s Robertson after an incident involving assistant referee Constantine Hatzidakis.