Hazard Waits On FA Decision

Chelsea's Eden Hazard should find out later if he is to face further disciplinary action after kicking a Swansea ballboy.

The FA are due to decide whether to hit him with a disrepute charge.

Hazard claims he was trying to wrestle the ball away from Charlie Morgan in Wednesday's Capital One Cup match at the Liberty Stadium. Chelsea won't appeal his red card for violent conduct - which carries a minimum three match suspension.

Morgan's apparent refusal to give the ball back to the Belgian striker and Hazard's sending off have become a worldwide talking point since the Capital One Cup semi-final.

Hazard has apologised for the kick during his side's defeat to Swansea and he is not facing criminal charges.

But the £32m player has earned a rebuke from the Belgian FA and could face a lengthy spell on the sidelines if the football authorities here decide to increase his automatic three-game ban.

The 17-year-old ballboy - who tweeted before the match that he was "needed for timewasting" - stands to inherit a fortune reported as £42m in 2008.

His parents Martin and Luisa Morgan are major shareholders in the Swans and he has enjoyed a lifestyle that would turn the heads of most professional footballers.

Hazard has been warned by the boss of Belgium's football association that he must learn to control himself after his "unpleasant" actions.

Steven Martens, the chief executive of the Belgian FA (KBVB) said: "It's unfortunate and of course it's not something we are proud of.

"No football authority or person interested in football likes to see acts of violence or lack of respect and this is what happened.

"It might have happened in the heat of the fire but professionals are expected to be able to control themselves.

"They have to be able to control their emotions and when they don't that's unpleasant in general."

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