Pompey boss handed two-match touchline ban

Pompey manager Paul Cook has been hit with a two-match touchline ban, following an FA charge of misconduct.

Friday, 26th August 2016, 3:58 pm
Updated Friday, 26th August 2016, 5:16 pm
Paul Cook on the touchline at the Globe Arena Picture: Joe Pepler

The Blues boss has also been fined £1,500 after admitting to a breach of FA Rule E3 for behaviour amounting to improper conduct in the 2-0 League Two defeat at Morecambe earlier this month.

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The visitors found themselves 2-0 down at half-time following goals from Ryan Edwards and Tom Barkhuizen and despite a spirited second-half display were unable to find a way back into the game.

Cook’s ban will start at Exeter tomorrow.