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Friedel's Appeal Lodged

Friedel's Appeal Lodged

Villa have officially appealed the red card and automatic one match ban Brad Friedel received during the Liverpool game.

A statement on the official site reads:

'Villa have lodged an appeal against goalkeeper Brad Friedel's sending off in the defeat at Liverpool.

'The club should learn tomorrow afternoon whether the red card and one-match ban will be overturned.'

Whilst it was a penalty, it was certainly no more than a yellow card offence, if even that.

There's no way in hell the appeal committee should not allow the appeal and overrule the decision.

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Writer:Mike Field
Date:Monday March 23 2009
Time: 5:26PM

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Good - as Liverpool fan I think overturning his ban would be the proper thing to do, regardless of who you're playing next.
Naoise
23/03/2009 17:39:00
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agree Naoise. Penalty yes, red card no.
The Fear
23/03/2009 18:06:00
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What happened to the days when players had to actually change direction to go around people? Now, players just tap the ball off to the side and run into defenders/goalkeepers.... ah I'm getting old!
gmvillan
23/03/2009 18:33:00
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Most certainly should be over turned, a red card for that is a joke. I conceed we lost to the better team on the day, but I still think liverpool were lucky with that penalty as I have seen refs not give them thinking the attacker was going down to easy and looking for it.
Tallaght Villan
23/03/2009 18:50:00
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Whats the big deal? It was a pathetic piece of goalkeeping, defo pen and deserved a red card just for the way he went down/stayed up. JOKE!
jimbodini
23/03/2009 19:54:00
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Because villa are not Manure, Liverpoo or Cheatsea there is no chance that the red card will be over ruled. If it is i will bare my ar$e on New Street Station.
HolteEnder43
23/03/2009 23:45:00
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Deserves to be rescinded, it wasnt worth a red.
EZLFC
24/03/2009 01:41:00
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Not a hope in hell... who do we think we are? Chelsea or Manyoo...
col8
24/03/2009 02:14:00
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and it has been!
bobbyfett
24/03/2009 14:46:00
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Great news...lets hope Laursen and Bouma will also play!! Oh my god that means we'll have a right back at right back, 2 centre backs at centre back and a left back at left back........who would have thought it!!
In MON we trust!
24/03/2009 14:47:00
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