Newcastle and Sunderland have been charged with misconduct by the Football Association after a stormy Tyne-Wear derby.
The charges relate to an incident which followed Black Cats winger James McClean's 19th-minute challenge on Magpies full-back Danny Simpson.
An FA statement said: "Newcastle United and Sunderland have both been charged with misconduct following the match between the two sides on Sunday, March 4, 2012."
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