Date: 26th April 2006 at 4:56pm
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Stockport County manager Jim Gannon has reportedly attacked Sean Hessey, saying that the five match ban for ‘biting’ isn’t enough.

Hessey will miss the first five games of next season after he was found guilty of violent misconduct by the Football Association.

But Gannon feels that the evidence against the defender was overwhelming and a harsher punishment should have been handed out.

Gannon moaned: ‘It’s the FA’s decision but it was a particularly poor incident.

‘I feel they should have come down heavier as I’m not sure this sends a message to other players that it’s unacceptable behaviour.

‘We had photographic evidence of bite marks on Liam, and it wasn’t the only time he was bitten during the game.

‘I’ve never seen anything like it – it looked like a dog had attacked him.’