Elland Road

Next Game

Leeds v Huddersfld

Saturday, 20 September 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Last Game

Huddersfld 0 - 0 Wigan

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Lee handed three-match ban

Huddersfield striker Alan Lee has been handed a three-match ban after being charged with violent conduct.

Last Updated: 19/12/12 at 12:17 Post Comment

Alan Lee: Three-match ban for Huddersfield striker

Alan Lee: Three-match ban for Huddersfield striker

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Lee was involved in an altercation with Hull defender Alex Bruce at the final whistle of Saturday's fixture, which led to Bruce being dismissed by Howard Webb.

But neither Webb or his officials saw the full incident, and following a review of video evidence, a retrospective charge has been made against the Irishman.

The club and the player have immediately accepted the charge which rules him out of upcoming matches against Crystal Palace, Blackpool and Sheffield Wednesday, and have also confirmed he will face internal disciplinary action.

"Simon Grayson didn't see the incident on Saturday, but he said in his post-match press conference that if Alan had done something wrong he would be punished and this has subsequently happened," chief executive Nigel Clibbens told the club's official website.

"To lose Alan at this time, with three big fixtures coming up, is disappointing and avoidable. The incident at the end of the game was wholly unnecessary, as the game was over."

Lee added: "I raised my arm to protect myself and get past Alex as we came towards each other and he moved across me in an attempt to block my run. There was no intent on my part, but I caught Alex and he then reacted as a result.

"I am a whole-hearted, genuine player and I give my all every second I'm on the pitch. There has been some really harsh, personal criticism in the aftermath of the game, but I fully understand that I have to accept the FA's perception of events.

"I would like to apologise to my team-mates that I won't be available for the next three games and I will look to put things right in the future."

Don't miss any live and exclusive football coverage this festive season. Click here to visit Sky Sports' Festive Calendar

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew - It's mass hysteria

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Premiership: Chelsea's Diego Costa to return against Manchester City

Diego Costa will return for Chelsea's Sky Live showdown with Manchester City on Sunday.

Euro 2020: Wembley to host final and semi-finals

Wembley has been chosen to stage the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020, while Dublin and Glasgow will also host games.

Euro 2020: FA chairman happy after Wembley awarded tournament finale

Greg Dyke was delighted with UEFA’s decision to award the semi-finals and final of Euro 2020 to Wembley.

Mail Box

No, Wenger IS To Blame For Failure...

The backlash to the backlash to the backlash sees Arsene Wenger getting a good kicking while we also have mails on Chelsea, Newcastle, Everton and lots more...

Why Doesn't Rodgers Play Borini?

One Liverpool supporter thinks this could be Fabio Borini's year, whilst we also have thoughts on the Red Bulls, Welbeck vs Gervinho and Paul Lambert's new deal...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property