Marcus Martin: St Austell player banned for 27 months after admitting improper conduct

Marcus Martin
Marcus Martin (white shirt) was part of the Truro City side which won the 2007 FA Vase

AFC St Austell's Marcus Martin has been suspended from football for 27 months for attacking a referee.

The incident happened after he was sent off, having reacted angrily to a penalty awarded against his side.

Martin pleaded guilty to improper conduct under FA rule E3, which covers physical contact, violent conduct and threatening and/or abusive language or behaviour against a match official.

The former Exeter City and Truro midfielder has also been fined £150.

St Austell lost 4-1 in the South West Peninsula League Premier Division fixture against Tavistock on 26 April.

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