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Bennett charged over tweets

Norwich City defender Ryan Bennett has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association over comments he made on Twitter.

• Davitt: Bennett the role model

Norwich issued a statement on Tuesday night saying the England Under-21 international had been the "subject of internal disciplinary procedures" following the posts, which have now resulted in formal action from the governing body.

It is reported that Bennett was involved in some exchanges with supporters on Twitter, responding to one following Norwich's defeat at Arsenal with "I'll finish you in a couple of seconds.''

In his final posts before closing his account, the defender wrote: "Officially going to delete twitter! Seems you can't say what you want on here, public can say why they want bit seems I can't reply!

"Being charged by FA, for replying to someone coming for me, that's the reason so bye bye all.''

In a statement, the FA said: "Ryan Bennett has breached FA Rule E3 - use of abusive and/or insulting and/or threatening words in comments posted on a Twitter account."

The FA added that Bennett, whose Twitter page has been closed down since the incident, "has until 4pm on Friday, April 26 to respond to the charge".

Bennett, who joined Norwich from Peterborough last year, scored Norwich's opening goal in their 2-1 win over Reading on Saturday.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report.

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