John-Joe O'Toole: Burton Albion player banned and fined for referee abuse

Written by on December 11, 2019

John-Joe O'Toole
            </figure><p class="sp-story-body__introduction">Burton Albion's John-Joe O'Toole has been banned for two games and fined &pound;2,000 for verbally abusing a referee.</p>

The 31-year-old admitted a charge of “using abusive and/or insulting and/or improper words” towards referee Darren Drysdale after Burton’s 1-1 draw with Southend in League One on 3 December.

Midfielder O’Toole was sent off after 33 minutes after an altercation with Southend striker Tom Hopper.

He will miss Saturday’s trip to Wycombe plus Rochdale’s visit on 21 December.

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From: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50741518


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