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Last Updated: Wednesday, 19 December 2007, 17:11 GMT
Rushden manager fined for attack
Garry Hill
Hill pleaded gulity to common assault
Rushden & Diamonds boss Garry Hill has been fined 1,500 for head-butting Salisbury assistant manager Tommy Widdrington, say BBC Radio Northampton.

Hill pleaded guilty to common assault at South East Wiltshire Magistrates after a charge of actual bodily harm was dropped.

A touchline flare-up at the final whistle saw Hill head-butt Widdrington when the teams drew 1-1 on 8 September.

Widdrington was left with a broken nose following the incident.

The charges were brought by Wiltshire Police. Hill, who will have to pay compensation and costs, was suspended from all football for two weeks by the Football Association in October.

He also served a 10-match touchline ban, with five games suspended for a year andl was fined by Rushden and 500 by the Football Association.

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