London – Blackpool manager and former England midfielder Paul Ince has been handed a five-match stadium ban for his behaviour towards match officials.
Ince was charged after his side's game against Bournemouth last month when the FA said he used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official; his behaviour towards a match official constituted violent conduct; and that he used threatening words and/or behaviour towards a match official.
Ince, 45, was also fined £4 000 on Tuesday.
Blackpool sit sixth in the Championship (second tier), six points behind front-runners Burnley and QPR. – Reuters