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BOSS TO SERVE TOUCHLINE BAN

27 October 2020

Paul in the stands tonight for Gillingham visit after FA act on red card

Paul Lambert will watch tonight’s game against Gillingham from the stands after being handed a one match touchline ban.

The Town boss was shown a red card by referee Kevin Johnson at the end of Saturday’s defeat at Lincoln after venting his frustrations at the performance of the official.

Paul has accepted a charge of improper conduct from the Football Association and will serve the touchline ban at Portman Road this evening as well as being fined £1000.

Town and Lincoln have also been charged with failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion after a flare up following Jon Nolan’s dismissal for a foul on Harry Anderson in added on time.

Both clubs have until Thursday, 29 October to provide a statement of defence.

Jon misses tonight’s game as the first of a three match suspension, which also sees him sidelined for Saturday’s home game against Crewe and next week’s visit to Sunderland.
 
    

 


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