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Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of James McClean

An announcement was made during the game that play would be abandoned if the abuse did not stop.
Stoke City's James McClean has been the subject of alleged sectarian abuse in recent months.

Barnsley have been charged by the English Football Association (FA) after Stoke City midfielder James McClean was allegedly the target of sectarian abuse at the Oakwell Stadium in November.

The charge comes two days after Huddersfield Town vs. Stoke City was briefly halted due to McClean being subjected to further sectarian abuse.

The Republic of Ireland player has been a target for abuse for his refusal to wear a poppy on his shirt on Remembrance Day. McClean cites the 1972 "Bloody...