Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry has been banned for one match after admitting a Football Association charge of using abusive and/or insulting words to an official.

The 31-year-old "reluctantly" accepted the punishment after the charge arose from an incident after City's derby defeat to Manchester United on Sunday.

"Manchester City's Gareth Barry will serve a one-match suspension with immediate effect after admitting a breach of FA Rule E3 in that he used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official following his side's match against Manchester United on Sunday 9 December 2012," said the FA's statement.

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