Stags Burgess banned for betting

By BBC Sport
Last updated : 21 January 2010

Mansfield Town midfielder Andy Burgess has been banned by the Football Association for a month for betting on matches in which he was involved.Burgess, 28, was also fined £500 and handed a three-month suspended ban which will be invoked if found guilty of any similar offences in the future.

The games were in the 2008/09 season when Burgess was at Rushden & Diamonds.

His ban begins on 4 February meaning he misses seven matches for his new club and the Stags say they will not appeal.

Source: BBC Sport

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