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Cardiff appeal again


Cardiff City have appealed against Stephen McPhail's red card in the closing stages of Tuesday's 3-0 defeat against Stoke.
Republic of Ireland midfielder McPhail was shown a straight red card for appearing to strike Lee Hendrie in the face as the Stoke midfielder walked away.

The incident caused on field tension between Hendrie and Michael Chopra whilst Dave Jones was 'livid' with both the sending off and Hendrie's reaction. Jones accused Hendrie of over-dramatising his fall and going down 'like he was hit with a sledgehammer'.

Cardiff have now appealed against the automatic 3 game ban faced by McPhail and the FAW review panel will assess video coverage of the incident and will reach a verdict Thursday of Friday.

This leaves little time for Jones to ponder his alternatives before the visit of Colchester on Saturday with Willo Flood still struggling with a thigh strain. Joe Ledley is the most likely candidate to switch to the central role after playing there most of last season.

Cardiff's previous appeal was also against a McPhail red card after conceding a foul in the penalty area in the 3-1 defeat against Colchester earlier this month. The appeal was upheld and McPhail was able to play but Jones was frustrated with the timescale of the review procedure after spending lots of time that week working with a replacement for McPhail, Willo Flood.




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Date:Thursday November 30 2006

Time: 3:14PM

 

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