Carroll appeal rejected

Andy Carroll will serve a three-match ban after his appeal for the red card was dismissed by the Football Association.

Last Updated: 04/02/14 at 17:05 Post Comment

Andy Carroll: Will serve a three-match ban

Andy Carroll: Will serve a three-match ban

West Ham striker Andy Carroll will serve a three-match ban after his appeal for the red card shown in Saturday's win over Swansea was dismissed by the Football Association.

The 25-year-old England forward was sent off by referee Howard Webb following a tussle with Swansea's Chico Flores, having set up both of Kevin Nolan's goals as the Hammers picked up just their fifth Barclays Premier League win of the season.

Carroll sent a Tweet on Tuesday afternoon suggesting he was aware of the decision as he simply wrote: "DISGRACEFUL".

He will now miss the Hammers' next three fixtures, starting with Saturday's clash with Aston Villa, after only featuring in four league games so far this season following a lengthy injury lay-off.


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