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Club Appeal Marney Red Card!

The club are appealing against Dean Marney`s sending off against Birmingham City last Saturday at Turf Moor.

Marney was shown a straight red card by referee Darren Drysdale on the hour mark for a tackle on City defender Paul Robinson in last Saturday`s 2-1 defeat. The midfielder slid into the tackle one footed to win the ball at ground level but the referee judged that 'excessive force' had been used, immediately producing a red card and sending Marney off.

Sean Dyche was unhappy with the decision at the time and believes the tackle was not carried out with 'excessive force' saying he would like the referee`s interpretation of such an expression.

The gaffer confirmed on Monday that the Clarets are to appeal to the FA`s disciplinary department in a bid to overturn the decision and spare Marney an automatic three-match ban.

"We will be appealing. We felt it was the wrong decision at the time and since then we have looked at the incident again in the cold light of day to confirm our belief," said Dyche.

"We`ve also sought a few opinions from other people that confirm our thoughts, so we will put our faith in the appeals process in the belief we can get the right outcome and have the red card rescinded."

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Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 28 2013

Time: 12:24PM

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Interesting! About time we won one of these! They didn't appeal Stock though which seemed even harsher!??
turfmanphil
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28/01/2013 12:27:00

Also the Trip one TMP - how Trip could have got his arm out of the way I really dont know!
Claretdale
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28/01/2013 12:37:00

Yeah fair point Dale!
turfmanphil
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28/01/2013 12:38:00

Didn't they appeal Trip & lost?
ozjean
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29/01/2013 05:44:00

Yes ozjean - Thats what I mean.
Claretdale
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29/01/2013 08:49:00

Heres hoping,- yet there is not much hope.
grimsby claret
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29/01/2013 10:57:00

We won! Red card rescinded!!! Can we now sue for loss of points?
Couch Potato
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29/01/2013 16:58:00

Should at least be put back to 1 - 1
Albmaleaf claret
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29/01/2013 17:17:00

Justice, sack the referee is the only option and that does not help us.
cornwallclaret
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29/01/2013 17:44:00

We better not miss out on the play-offs by three points!! At least though we won the appeal, first I can remember in some time
turfmanphil
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29/01/2013 18:18:00

Though if we do miss out by three points will other defeats not be equally to blame?
RickersTwickers
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29/01/2013 19:28:00

This is probably the one we will think of! We played well with ten men that should have remained eleven!?
turfmanphil
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29/01/2013 22:16:00

 

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