Jeff Stelling's amazing response to Hartlepool United manager Craig Hignett's touchline ban – fan reaction

Craig Hignett will serve a two-game touchline ban after being found guilty of misconduct following his dismissal in the 2-0 defeat to Dover Athletic.

Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 12:07 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 12:07 pm
Hartlepool United manager Craig Hignett leaves the field after being shown a red card by referee Joe Johnson during the Vanarama National League match between Hartlepool United and Dover Athletic at Victoria Park, Hartlepool on Saturday 21st September 2019. (Credit: Mark Fletcher | MI News)

Hignett was shown a red card following a series of questionable refereeing decisions during the match which led to him hitting out at the fourth official and referee.

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The Pools boss attended a Football Association hearing at Wembley on Monday and accepted his misconduct charges after deliberation regarding the nature of his verbal exchange with the match officials. He will serve the first of his two game ban at Stockport County on Wednesday evening (7:45pm kick-off).

Scroll down to see how the Hartlepool fans reacted to Hignett’s charges on Twitter...