Referee Danny McDermid
has been charged by the English FA "with using abusive and/or insulting words" toward Leeds United coach Dennis Wise
, who claimed that McDermid told him to
"f*** off" after Wise cursed at McDermid, who ejected Wise at halftime of a 1-1 tie with Gillingham. McDermid has until Nov. 13 to respond to the charge. The FA suspended Wise for three games and
fined him $10,000 protesting the ejection Tresor Kandol
, who had received two yellows for dissent. The second was for sarcastically applauding the ref.
McDermid ejected Wise after
the Leeds coach told him, "How could you f****** send someone off for saying well done to you?"