Do football manager touchline bans affect results?
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is serving a three-match touchline ban for verbally abusing a referee and questioning his integrity.
The Reality Check team has been trying to establish whether touchline bans have any effect on a team's results.
A touchline ban means that a manager can only communicate with his playing team through his assistants, phoning in his decisions from up in the stands.
We made a list going back to August 2016 of all the league games in the top four English leagues where a manager has been subject to a touchline ban.
Each team's points-per-game average over a season... read more
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