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Six Year Ban For Norbury

The FA have given Micky Norbury a SIX year touchline ban. Norbury, who scored a hat-trick against Scunthorpe United, is currently player/assistant manager for Goole.

Norbury said: 'It is unbelievable. I am gutted as we have started buzzing recently. The referees have worded the complaint worse than how it was. I pleaded guilty to the charges even though some of the words were wrong to get it out of the way.'

'I could have and should have written a letter saying I was sorry but I thought I would get it over and done with. In his report at Colwyn Bay the referee said I went up and threatened to knock him out but I actually said, some would say you want knocking out after that performance.'

'I have been sent-off more times in my career than anyone else and I have only ever appealed once as they usually end up giving you longer sentences.

'I once appealed for when I got a ban for head-butting a goalkeeper. I appealed and took the goalkeeper with me to the appeal because I didn't touch him and he told them that but the ban was increased from 90 to 112 days.'

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Date:Tuesday December 19 2006

Time: 12:28PM

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Sad to hear...Norbury certainly had talent but an attitude to go with it!
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19/12/2006 12:37:00

6yrs worth apparantly.
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19/12/2006 15:46:00

Six years. Very very harsh.
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22/12/2006 14:15:00

he should of hit him and made it worth his while.
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24/12/2006 21:32:00


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