West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez will not face punishment for an alleged racist incident against Brighton and Hove Albion.
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Fired manager Alan Pardew reportedly spoke up for Rodriguez at the hearing, after which the charge was found to be “not proven.”
The club released a statement following the verdict, with West Brom director of football administration Richard Garlick saying:
“Everyone at the Club is delighted for Jay because this has been a trying period for him. He has always maintained his innocence and we are naturally pleased the Commission has dismissed the charge.”