Football: BOWMAN QUIT THREAT AFTER 17-MATCH BAN.Byline: Bell's Division Two
FORFAR veteran Dave Bowman is threatening to quit the game after being banned for a record 17 matches by the SFA See sales force automation.
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The ex-Dundee United midfielder
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Bowman was given a total of five red cards for abusive comments as he was sent off by referee Alan Gemmell against Stranraer last week.
And with his previous poor disciplinary record, it all added up to a 17-match ban for the 37-year-old.
If his appeal fails, he is expected to be out of action until February next year.
But Bowman said: "I'll try to appeal but if I'm not successful, I'll seriously think about quitting.
"I can't believe it. I am stunned stun
tr.v. stunned, stun·ning, stuns
1. To daze or render senseless, by or as if by a blow.
2. To overwhelm or daze with a loud noise.
3. by this ridiculous news."
Boss Neil Cooper said: "We are all shocked and we will certainly be meeting to discuss an appeal.
"Dave is not a dirty player. He did not injure To interfere with the legally protected interest of another or to inflict harm on someone, for which an action may be brought. To damage or impair.
The term injure is comprehensive and can apply to an injury to a person or property. Cross-references
Tort Law. anyone. This is for remarks he made."
Forfar also miss Robbie Horn for the match against BERWICK today but Barry Sellars returns.
Berwick, who have Grant McNicol banned, give late checks to Kenny Brannigan bran·ni·gan
1. A noisy or confused quarrel.
2. A drinking spree; a binge.
[Probably from the name Brannigan.] and David Murie. Last night STENHOUSEMUIR made Jimmy Bone their new manager.
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But he said last night: "I am delighted home and I am looking forward to this fresh challenge."
However, coach Gordon Buchanan will remain in charge today against COWDENBEATH.
MORTON have released Paul McAnenay and Darren Kearney ahead of their match against HAMILTON.
Accies add Sean Sweeney and Jim Sherry, but are without Johnny Walker and David McFarlane.
CLYDEBANK'S Brian Carrigan and Mark McNally Mark McNally (born 10 March, 1971 in Motherwell) is a Scottish footballer, currently playing for Stirling Albion. Career
McNally began his career with Celtic, making over 100 league appearances for the Bhoys and winning the Scottish Cup in his final game for the club. are unlikely to face STRANRAER, who add Duncan George.
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HOW THEY STAND
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APPEAL: Forfar boss Cooper will fight Bowman's ban