Newcastle defender Mike Williamson has denied a Football Association charge of violent conduct against Bolton striker Johan Elmander.
A regulatory commission will hear the case on Wednesday with the 27-year-old facing a three-match ban if found guilty.
An FA statement said: "Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson has denied a charge of violent conduct.
"The charge relates to an incident involving Johan Elmander in his side's fixture with Bolton Wanderers on Saturday, 20 November. A Regulatory Commission will hear the charge on Wednesday, 24 November."
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