Rochdale - Dale Appeal Donnelly Red Card
UK time is: 18:47:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Dale Appeal Donnelly Red Card

Not surprising news really given how it played out, but Rochdale have confirmed that they are going to appeal the straight red card that George Donnelly received in the match against Accrington Stanley.

The striker was of course dismissed on the stroke of halftime for a challenge where he appeared to get the ball, but if anything a yellow card would have been a more acceptable way of dealing with it, instead of resorting to a straight red, and I guess the club are pretty confident that their appeal will be successful.

Having seen replays now I'd be surprised if it wasn't successful myself.

Hopefully we'll know in a few days, as these things don't usually take long as the referee would have already put his report in and explained his thoughts at the time, as well as since presumably having watched replays of the event.

At the very least thankfully the red card didn't cost us in the game as we went on to win two one, as red card appeals daftly don't consider the result even when the appeal panel rules that a club was seriously disadvantaged by a mistake from the referee.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 23 2013

Time: 10:24PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Rochdale Articles

Rochdale Know 2015-16 Opponents (Monday May 25 2015)

Huddersfield Friendly Announced (Saturday May 23 2015)

Dawson Set For Scunthorpe Move (Wednesday May 20 2015)

Cannon Signs New Deal (Wednesday May 20 2015)

Blackburn Friendly Announced (Friday May 15 2015)

Two Friendlies Announced (Monday May 11 2015)

Hill Sets 2015-16 Aims (Monday May 11 2015)

Hill Makes First Signing (Thursday May 7 2015)

Rochdale Release Retained List (Thursday May 7 2015)

Beech On History Making 2014-15 (Thursday May 7 2015)

Archived Rochdale Articles

List All Vital Dale  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Sheff Utd 46 19 14 13 13 71
6. Chesterfield 46 19 12 15 13 69
7. Bradford 46 17 14 15 0 65
8. Rochdale 46 19 6 21 6 63
9. Peterborough 46 18 9 19 -3 63
10. Fleetwood 46 17 12 17 -3 63
11. Barnsley 46 17 11 18 1 62

Breaking League News

Ben Gladwin Joins Luongo At QPR
Swindon : 28/05/2015 17:50:00
Aston Villa Friendly Confirmed
Walsall : 28/05/2015 17:00:01
Massimo Luongo Completes QPR Move
Swindon : 28/05/2015 14:35:01
Crewe question value
Crewe : 28/05/2015 14:05:01
JET In Rangers Talks
Bristol City : 28/05/2015 14:03:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Barnsley MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Lillis 0%
Rafferty 0%
Eastham 0%
Lancashire 0%
Kennedy 0%
Tanser 0%
Vincenti 100%
Cannon 0%
Logan 0%
Noble-Lazarus 0%
Henderson 0%
Sub - Bennett 0%
Sub - Allen 0%
Sub - Camps 0%