Lambert banned for Gills game

Norwich City manager Paul Lambert and Head of Football Operations Gary Karsa have been handed touchline bans after an FA Regulatory Commission hearing on Thursday heard charges issued against the pair.

Norwich City manager Paul Lambert and Head of Football Operations Gary Karsa have been handed touchline bans after an FA Regulatory Commission hearing on Thursday heard charges issued against the pair.

Lambert was given a one-match ban and fined �1,000 for improper conduct and use of abusive and/or insulting words during the Canaries' match against Tranmere Rovers on April 2.

Karsa was also given a one-match touchline ban and fined �500 for improper conduct during the same match.

The touchline bans are to be served with immediate effect meaning both Lambert and Karsa will be sitting in the stands for Saturday's match with Gillingham at Carrow Road.