If a Player is sent off, it is a matter of fact the Player will be suspended 14 days after the date of the game, as set out by The FA in the Discipline Handbook.


The length of ban depends on the type of misconduct: 


Serious Foul Play

3 match suspension

5 penalty points


Violent Conduct

3 match suspension

6 penalty points


Spitting at an opponent

6 match suspension

7 penalty points


Denies an obvious goal scoring opportunity by an offence punishable by a free kick or penalty kick

1 match

3 penalty points


Denying an obvious goal scoring opportunity by deliberately handling the ball

1 match

3 penalty points


Use of offensive, or insulting or abusive language

2 matches

4 penalty points


Receiving a second caution in a match

1 match suspension

3 penalty points


You can read more about misconduct charges in the Discipline Handbook which can be found by using the link below:-