Danny Mills has slammed Leeds United director of football Victor Orta for picking up a one game stadium ban for his behaviour during the match against Millwall at the end of January.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the former Elland Road defender suggested that a figure in the Spaniard’s position of authority should be above such incidents.
Orta was handed a ban by the FA earlier this week after he admitted to confronting referee Darren England in the tunnel at half time during the Whites’ recent 3-2 win over the Lions.
He was also fined £2,000 for his behaviour, and Mills is in favour of the punishment.
Speaking to Football Insider, he said:”I think owners, chairmen, technical directors – you’re supposed to be above that, aren’t you?
“You’re supposed to be incredibly important, and you’re supposed to set an example of behaviour. You’re in charge of the football club.
“It’s a little bit disappointing.
“I think people need to have a good look and a bit of a reflect, but obviously, it’s frustration. Most of it is borne out of frustration because the team aren’t doing what they want them to do.”
England came under fire for his display at Elland Road that evening, making a number of contentious decisions, including the award of a controversial penalty to the visitors.
Mills himself even went as far as to label the official “shocking” during a separate interview with Football Insider in the aftermath of the game.
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