There are additional penalties for accumulation of cautions throughout the season, leading to increased fines and suspensions (see below).


For each additional red card a player receives throughout a season, they will receive one additional game on top of the automatic suspension.


Category/Competition

No. cautions accumulated

Cut-off point

Automatic Suspension

Fine

Category/Competition
suspension served in

a) Saturday

b) Sunday

c) Midweek

d) Representative

e) Veterans

f) Schools

5

31 December

1 match

£15

The same category in which the Cautions were accumulated

10

Second Sunday in April

2 matches

15

Last day of the playing season

3 matches

20

Last day of the playing season

Determined by a disciplinary commission

All football

FA Cup

2

Third Qualifying Round

1 match

N/A

FA Cup Only

4

Cautions reset after Third Qualifying Round

2

Sixth Round (Quarter Finals)

4

6

FA Vase

2

Second Qualifying Round

1 match

N/A

FA Vase Only

Cautions reset after Second Qualifying Round

2

Fourth Round (Quarter Finals)

4



For more information please see our Football Services Guide to Red & Yellow Cards.