Hammers win Soucek appeal

West Ham United have confirmed that Tomas Soucek’s red card picked up during Saturday’s goalless draw at Fulham has been rescinded following a successful appeal.

Soucek was dismissed by referee Mike Dean following consultation with VAR after a coming together with Fulham’s Aleksander Mitrovic.

But after the controversial incident was reviewed by an independent regulatory commission at the Football Association, the decision was overturned with immediate effect.


Brian Jeeves

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