Bignot, who is also currently joint manager of National League North side Guiseley and assistant coach of the England under-19s alongside his role with Birmingham, is alleged to have used “improper and/or abusive and/or insulting language” that “included a reference, whether express or implied, to sexual orientation.”
A statement on Birmingham’s official website said: “The club has been notified that Marcus Bignot has been charged by the FA.
“Bignot has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3 following our Barclays FA Women’s Super League fixture against Tottenham Hotspur Women on Sunday February 13.
“It is alleged that he used improper and/or abusive and/or insulting language, contrary to Rule E3(1).
“It is further alleged that this breach of Rule E3(1) is an “Aggravated Breach”, as defined in Rule E3(2), that the language included a reference, whether express or implied, to sexual orientation.
“He has until Monday April 4 to provide a response in appeal. No further comment will be made at this time.”