Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been handed a possible two-match ban by the Football Association (FA) for swearing into television cameras after celebrating his third goal versus West Ham United during his club's 2-4 victory at Upton Park. The FA released this statement in regards to the matter:
"The FA has charged Manchester United's Wayne Rooney for the use of offensive, insulting, and/or abusive language. This charge relates to an incident during his side's fixture with West Ham United at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday 2 April 2011"
The England international has until 6:00PM GMT tomorrow to appeal the decision otherwise Rooney will be forced to miss the next two domestic matches for Manchester United; which includes a Barclays Premier League tie versus Fulham on Saturday and a FA Cup semi-final clash with Manchester City at Wembley. The issue is an unprecedented one and the focus of it seems to be that Rooney aimed his swearing at the the Sky television cameras.