Chelsea's Didier Drogba has been banned for three matches for throwing a coin into a section of Burnley fans during their shock Carling Cup defeat.
Drogba threw the coin after scoring in last Wednesday's game at Stamford Bridge and admitted a Football Association charge of violent conduct.
An FA regulatory commission heard the case last Tuesday, looking at video evidence and written submissions.
The 30-year-old striker's suspension takes effect immediately.
The ban brings further disruption to a season that has seen the Cote d'Ivoire international make just five league appearances due to a knee injury, and he will now miss games against Newcastle, Arsenal and Bolton.
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