A 33 year old man from Andover in Hampshire has been charged with sending an abusive Twitter message to a former Portsmouth footballer.
It's alleged the man from Berry Way directed the insult to Tal Ben Haim who was playing for Portsmouth at the time.
The defendant will appear at Andover Magistrates' Court on September 27.
More top news
With Bournemouth effectively promoted to the Premier League, their inspirational manager Eddie Howe has been showered with plaudits.
Tuesday's weather for the east of the region
Tuesday's weather for the west of the region