Leeds boss Jesse Marsch handed one-game touchline ban after red card in Brentford defeat


Leeds boss Jesse Marsch is handed one-game touchline ban after receiving a red card for angry outburst at officials during defeat by Brentford – with American to serve suspension against Aston Villa

  • Leeds boss was given a red card for his protestations at Brentford this month
  • He later accused the officials of showing him a lack of respect by not using VAR
  • Marsch has also been fined £10,000 for his conduct during his side’s 5-2 defeat 

Jesse Marsch has been banned from the touchline for Leeds’ clash with Aston Villa after admitting an FA charge of improper language and behaviour.

The Whites boss has also been fined £10,000 for his conduct during his side’s 5-2 defeat at Brentford earlier this month.

Marsch was sent off during the second half of the match after Leeds winger Crysencio Summerville was denied a penalty following a challenge by Bees defender Aaron Hickey.

Leeds boss Jesse Marsch was sent off for protesting the referee’s decision at Brentford 

The angry American remonstrated with fourth official Keith Stroud and pointed towards the pitchside monitor after VAR David Coote refused to ask referee Robert Jones to consult his screen.

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Speaking after the match, Marsch moaned: ‘I’ve got to figure out how to have discussions with the League to help understand how some decisions get made. That lack of VAR visit to me is a lack of respect.’

An FA statement said: ‘The manager admitted that his language and behaviour during the 64th minute of that game was improper. An independent regulatory commission subsequently imposed his sanctions.’

Leeds boss was left fuming after Robert Jones (left) failed to award his team a penalty

Leeds boss was left fuming after Robert Jones (left) failed to award his team a penalty 

Crysencio Summerville was denied a penalty following a challenge by defender Aaron Hickey

Crysencio Summerville was denied a penalty following a challenge by defender Aaron Hickey 

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