24 hours after resigning as Athlone Town manager, Aaron Callaghan has been banned from football for six months.
An FAI statement claims that while serving a two-match ban, Callaghan entered the dressing room where they say his behaviour was offensive and intimidating towards match officials.
The FAI say an Independent Disciplinary Committee found him in breach of the following rules:
Callaghan cited a lack of professionalism from the club as the reason for his resignation.
Athlone are without a win this season, and sit bottom of the SSE Airtrcity League First Division with just a point to their name.
- Digital desk