Three men, including a senior referee, have been charged after allegations of computer hacking and the sharing of private information at the FA.
Dean Mohareb, a national referee development manager for the Football Association, has been charged with unauthorised access to computer data and perverting the course of justice.
The 30-year-old Mohareb, who is a Football League referee, was suspended by the FA in February
Liam Cliff, 18, and Vincent Rossi, 46, who are thought to have no links with the FA, were also charged with perverting the course of justice.
All three live in the Manchester area in northwest England and will appear at Stockport Magistrates' Court on December 5