Elder fails in red-card appeal

20 January 2009 02:54
The Bees lodged an appeal with the FA after Elder was dismissed by referee Stuart Attwell for leading with his elbow in an aerial challenge with County's Mike Edwards.[LNB]After studying video footage of the incident, Bees boss Andy Scott said: "It wasn't a violent challenge, it was simply two players colliding while attempting to go for the same ball."[LNB]But the FA panel have upheld Attwell's decision, and because the red card was Elder's second of the season he misses the next four games.[LNB][LNB][LNB]

Source: Team_Talk