Burnley Midfielder Cleared Of ‘Alleged Headbutt’ On Everton Defender Williams

Burnley midfielder Robbie Brady has been cleared by world football’s governing body, FIFA, of alleged headbutt on Everton defender Ashley Williams.

The said incident happened during his Republic of Ireland team’s 1-0 win over Williams’ Wales in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Group D.

The football body had earlier launched an investigation after TV pictures showed Brady’s head colliding with Williams’ back during the aforementioned game.

The incident took place in the 61st of the Monday’s match at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

FIFA’s verdict was contained in a statement as follows: “No action will be taken for such alleged incident.”