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FA investigates Barnes' 'ref trip'

March 11, 2013
By ESPN staff
The Football Association has begun an investigation into the incident that saw Brighton striker Ashley Barnes sent off after he appeared to trip referee Nigel Miller at Bolton.

Barnes was dismissed in the latter stages of the Seagulls' 1-0 defeat at the Reebok Stadium on Saturday.

Having already been sent off once this season, in last month's loss to Sheffield Wednesday, the 23-year-old is due to serve a four-match ban, but that could now be extended.

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