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David Artell To Serve One-Match Touchline Ban

21 January 2019

Crewe Alexandra Manager David Artell is to serve a one-match touchline suspension, the FA have confirmed.

Artell was shown his fourth yellow card of the season during the 1-0 victory at MK Dons, which automatically triggers the ban according to the new rules for stage one warnings for technical area occupants.

All four cautions for the Crewe boss have come in away matches (Notts County, Exeter, Forest Green & MK Dons).

The Alex boss will now be absent from the technical area for the entirity of the upcoming match with Colchester United at Gresty Road.

An FA spokesperson said: "Crewe Alexandra manager David Artell will serve a one-match touchline suspension with immediate effect after receiving his fourth Stage One Warning this season for misconduct in the technical area.

"For all Stage One Warnings issued to date, please visit:"

Artell will watch the U's game from the stands before returning to pitch-side for the Carlisle United match a week later.

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