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The FA has given Wigan chairman Dave Whelan an extra week to respond to his misconduct charge.
The 78-year-old last month allegedly made remarks about Chinese and Jewish people in response to criticism of the club's decision to appoint Malky Mackay as the Latics' new manager.
Whelan publicly apologised for the comments attributed to him in the Guardian and also suggested he may have been misquoted, yet was still charged by football's governing body.
The Wigan owner had until 6pm on Friday to respond to the charge, but the FA has now granted him a week's extension.
Following a request by Dave Whelan, The FA has granted him an extension to the date by which he had to reply to his misconduct charge...
...charge for media comments. The Wigan Athletic chairman now has until 6pm on Friday 12 December 2014 to respond to the charge.