QPR defender Todd Kane has been charged by the Football Federation (FA) after claiming to have used abusive and / or insulting language in an incident involving Brentford’s Sergi Canos.
The 27-year-old, who has until May 17 to respond to the charge, has been charged with an aggravated violation of FA rule E3, which covers reference to nationality and / or ethnicity.
An FA statement said: “Todd Kane of Queens Park Rangers FC was charged with a breach of FA E3 rule after his match against Brentford FC in the EFL Championship on Wednesday 17 February 2021.
“It is alleged that Todd Kane used abusive and / or insulting language during the 62nd minute of the match contrary to FA rule E3.1 and that this constitutes an ‘aggravated offense’, which is defined in rule E3. 2 of the FA as a language includes a reference, express or implied, to nationality and / or ethnicity.
“Todd Kane has until Monday, May 17, 2021 to respond to this accusation.”
Kane played the 90 minutes at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium as the home side came from behind to win 2-1 thanks to winner Charlie Austin.
The full-back joined QPR in 2019 and made 60 league appearances for the club.