Sutton Won't Contest Charge

Last updated : 26 November 2009 By Peter Muxlow

Imps rookie boss Chris Sutton will not be contesting an improper conduct charge from the Football Association.

Sutton was dismissed amid violent and chaotic scenes during our 1-1 draw with Cheltenham 12 days ago.

Substitutes Ian Pearce and ex Imp Barry Richardson were also red-carded in the melee during the stormy contest at Sincil Bank.

An FA spokesman says a commission will now consider the case by 11 December.

Sutton was his usual calm self in the aftermath of the incident claiming:

"With the benefit of hindsight maybe we would have acted differently, but it's an emotional game."