Aston Villa defender Chris Herd wins red card appeal

 

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Aston Villa defender Chris Herd's claim for wrongful dismissal in the Barclays Premier League game against West Brom has been upheld, the Football Association have confirmed.

Herd was shown a red card during the game at Villa Park after an incident involving West Brom's Jonas Olsson.

A statement on the FA website read: "Aston Villa's Chris Herd has had his claim for wrongful dismissal upheld.

"As a result, the three-match suspension handed to him has been withdrawn.

"Herd had originally received a red card for violent conduct against West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on Saturday 22 October."

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