- Associated Press - Thursday, December 11, 2014

LONDON (AP) - Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been charged by the English Football Association for verbally abusing a spectator during a Premier League game.

The FA says on Thursday that Pearson is alleged to have used “abusive and/or insulting words” toward a fan during the 3-1 loss to Liverpool on Dec. 2.

Pearson, who has not apologized to the fan, has until Tuesday to respond to the charge.

Leicester is bottom of the league standings.

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