Martin given touchline ban for Burnley red card

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"Russell Martin used abusive and insulting words towards a match official at the end of normal time"

Dons will be without Russell Martin in the dugout for next Tuesday's game against Charlton Athletic after he was handed a one-match ban by the FA.

The Dons boss was sent off at the full-time whistle in the FA Cup tie against Burnley earlier this month, just seconds after Matej Vydra's equaliser beyond the three minutes of stoppage time to send the game into extra time.

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Martin approached referee Jonathan Moss, who had earlier sent off Richard Keogh before having it overturned by VAR, and was given his marching orders for extra time and penalties which followed.

As well as the suspension, Martin has been fined £1,500 after admitting two breaches of FA Rule E3.

The FA statement read: "Russell Martin used abusive and insulting words towards a match official at the end of normal time and his behaviour in failing to leave the field of play and the technical area after subsequently being dismissed amounts to improper conduct."

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