Former Carlisle United manager Keith Millen has been accused of misconduct by the Football Association and stands to…

This comes after his recent role as interim manager for Division Two’s Gillingham, during which he received a red card in the 28th minute of the game against Walsall last Saturday. The sending-off occurred when he tripped Walsall winger Tom Knowles as Knowles was attempting a throw-in. Millen has until October 20th to respond to the charge of improper behavior.

Millen took on the temporary managerial role after the dismissal of Neil Harris earlier this month. During his brief tenure, he oversaw three games: a 2-1 home league victory against MK Dons, a 5-1 defeat to League One leaders Portsmouth in the EFL Trophy, and the setback against Walsall in League Two.


Gillingham has confirmed that Millen will remain in charge for their League Two home game against Notts County on Saturday. He will be permitted in the dugout for this match because any potential suspension is pending the outcome of his FA hearing.

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The Gillingham owner, Brad Galinson, has mentioned that the club interviewed over 20 candidates for the managerial position and aims to make an announcement next week. Millen has expressed that he is not interested in being considered for the permanent role.

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