Premier League red cards rescinded by FA

Last updated 10:58 28/12/2012
Carlton Cole
Getty Images
TOUGH CALL: Carlton Cole of West Ham (left) is shown a red card by referee Anthony Taylor.

Relevant offers

Football

Liverpool lose on penalties, Tottenham out of Europa League Dunkin Donuts apologises to Liverpool fans after giving the club's traditional crest a pink makeover Wellington Phoenix striker Tyler Boyd signs deal with Portuguese club Vitoria SC Former Socceroos striker Joel Griffiths signs short-term deal with the Phoenix Patient AS Monaco stun Arsenal with 3-1 away win in Champions League last 16 tie Ifill: No need for tears, I've had a ball in my sporting career Leeds United fans urge Australian actor Russell Crowe to invest in struggling club Hakan Calhanoglu's goal guides Bayer Leverkusen to 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid Mainland Football head Mike Coggan appointed to run Otago Cricket Australian actor Russell Crowe considers buying English club Leeds United

Red cards for West Ham striker Carlton Cole and Everton midfielder Darron Gibson from last Sunday's (NZT) Premier League clash have been rescinded, the English FA said on Thursday.

Everton and West Ham won their appeals against referee Anthony Taylor's decision to send off Cole and Gibson for two similar high-footed challenges in the fixture at Upton Park which Everton won 2-1.

"The FA can confirm that red cards shown to West Ham United's Carlton Cole and Everton's Darron Gibson have been rescinded... Their three match suspensions have been withdrawn immediately," the FA said on its website.

The statement gave no further detail and said written reasons would be provided at a later date.

Cole will be available when the Hammers visit Reading on Saturday, while Gibson can play as Everton meet Chelsea at home on Sunday.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers
Opinion poll

Will Burnley retain their EPL status?

Yes, they've found a winning formula

Maybe, but there’s a long way to go

No. They lack quality in certain areas

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content