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Hammers win red card appeal

5 Apr

West Ham have won their appeal against the red card issued to Cheikhou Kouyate at the weekend and he will now be able to face Arsenal.



West Ham: Hammers win red card appealWest Ham: Hammers win red card appeal

The Senagal international was sent off by referee Mark Clattenburg for a foul on Dwight Gayle of Crystal Palace but the FA have upheld the appeal and he can now face the Gunners.

An FA statement read: “An Independent Regulatory Commission has today [Tuesday 5 April 2016] upheld a wrongful dismissal claim in relation to West Ham UnitedÂ’s Cheikhou Kouyate.

“The player, who was dismissed for serious foul play during the game against Crystal Palace on Saturday [2 April 2016], will therefore not serve any suspension.”

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