Gareth Barry Indicted by FA for Alleged Swindon Violations

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Former England midfielder Gareth Barry has been indicted by the Football Association for alleged intermediate regulatory violations. The FA have said the 40-year-old has allegedly violated regulations relating to “the ownership and / or funding of Swindon Town FC”.

This comes along with an ongoing FA case against the League Two club, former owner and chairman Lee Power and First Touch Pro Management and its company director Michael Standing, after being indicted in April.

The FA said: “Following the ongoing proceedings against Swindon Town FC, Lee Power, First Touch Pro Management and Michael Standing, the FA has also indicted Gareth Barry for violating FA rules on working with intermediaries.

“It is alleged that Gareth Barry has also violated the Interim Regulations with respect to the ownership and / or financing of Swindon Town FC. Swindon Town FC, Lee Power, First Touch Pro Management, Michael Standing and Gareth Barry all have until Wednesday, December 1, 2021 to provide responses to their respective accusations.

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Barry, who has made 53 appearances in England and played for Aston Villa, Manchester City, Everton and West Brom, retired in August 2020.


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