Sunderland appeal Sessegnon red card at Villa Park
Sunderland have formerly lodged a claim for unfair dismissal following Stephane Sessegnon's red card at Aston Villa, the Football Association has confirmed.
The 28-year-old Benin international will have his case heard by an independent regulatory commission on Wednesday afternoon.
Sessegnon was sent off by referee Lee Probert during the 6-1 Barclays Premier League defeat at Villa Park for a foul on Yacoub Sylla with 21 minutes remaining.
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