Campbell apologises for red card

27 February 2011 03:23
Blackpool's DJ Campbell has apologised on Twitter for his red card at Wolves.Campbell faces a three-match ban after his 43rd-minute dismissal for pushing Wolves defender Richard Stearman in the face with the score at 1-0. [LNB]Seasiders boss Ian Holloway described the action as unacceptable and said it cost his side, who went on to lose 4-0. [LNB]Campbell tweeted: "I've let my team-mates and you [the fans] down. I know I play with too much passion but that's how I am. I wish I could take it back." [LNB]Holloway said Campbell had been riled by a number of fouls but he would not defend the player's action.[LNB] [LNB][LNB]Blackpool outfought and outplayed - Holloway[LNB]"It's still unacceptable," the Blackpool manager commented. "That's part and parcel of your job but it's out of character...and it really cost us." [LNB]Holloway added: "He's lost his cool. I can't defend him, and he didn't help his team out. Normally he helps us out brilliantly, but unfortunately he let us and himself down." [LNB]Campbell is set to be suspended for the Seasiders' next three Premier League games - at home to Chelsea on 7 March, the trip to Blackburn on 19 March and the visit of Aston Villa the following Saturday. [LNB]Following their defeat at Wolves, Blackpool find themselves only four points above the relegation zone.

Source: BBC_Sport