dailypeghamLeicester City striker Jamie Vardy has been charged with improper conduct following his sending off against West Ham United in their 2-2 Premier League draw at the weekend, the Football Association said on Monday.

Leicester have also been charged with failing to control their players after West Ham were awarded a penalty in the 83rd minute at the King Power Stadium on Sunday, the FA added in a statement.

Vardy was shown a second yellow card early in the second half for simulation and appeared to confront referee Jon Moss before leaving the field.

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Both club and player have until 6 pm on Thursday to respond to the charges, the FA said.