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Leeds director Edoardo Cellino has been charged by the FA.

Leeds director Edoardo Cellino charged by FA for comments on social media

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Leeds director Edoardo Cellino has been charged by the Football Association for comments he made on social media.

The son of controversial Leeds owner Massimo Cellino reportedly became involved in an abusive row with a fan on Facebook.

The FA said Edoardo Cellino's charge includes an "aggravated breach" as his comments included a reference to disability.

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"It is alleged the comments were abusive and/or insulting and/or improper in contravention of rule E3(1)," an FA statement read.

"It is further alleged that this breach of rule E3(1) is an 'aggravated breach' as defined in rule E3(2), as it includes a reference to disability."

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He has until Monday to respond

Edoardo Cellino, who later apologised for his comments, has until Monday to respond to the charges.

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