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The Football Association is awaiting confirmation from Serbian police that two England Under-21 players have been charged following this month's controversial European Championship qualifier.

Reports on a number of Serbian media outlets have claimed that police in Krusevac, where the October 16 match took place, had charged 12 people including two unnamed England Under-21 players.

A further two officials from Stuart Pearce's backroom staff were also said to have been charged after the match erupted following the final whistle. The FA revealed in a statement on Tuesday night that it was, however, yet to be contacted by authorities in Serbia, saying only that they were taking advice from the British Government as well as UEFA.

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