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Pools Win Appeal Over Deverdics Red Card

12 December 2017

Nicky Deverdics Mark Fletcher (Shutter Press)
Nicky Deverdics

The Football Association have confirmed that the red card shown to Nicky Deverdics during Saturday’s game at Dover Athletic has been rescinded.

Deverdics was sent-off in the closing stages of the game against his former club at the weekend but the Club studied footage of the incident and lodged an appeal with The FA.

A hearing was held on Tuesday afternoon where the panel agreed with our stance that any contact between Deverdics and Dover player Connor Essam was purely accidental.

The 30-year-old would have served a three-game ban had the red card been upheld but will now be free to play in this weekend’s FA Trophy tie at Workington.


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