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5-match stadium ban for Blackpool manager Ince

October 8, 2013

LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association has given Blackpool manager Paul Ince a five-match stadium ban over his abusive and violent post-match behavior.

The former England midfielder had been sent to the stands late on in the Sept. 14 second-tier match at Bournemouth for throwing a bottle which struck a supporter.

The misconduct charges related to Ince’s behavior around the tunnel after the game.

The FA found Ince guilty of violent conduct toward a match official and said his behavior was threatening while using abusive or insulting language.

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