EVERTON MIDFIELDER JACK Rodwell has had his controversial red card in last weekend’s derby with Liverpool overturned.
Rodwell was dismissed for a first-half challenge on Reds striker Luis Suarez which appeared fair to most spectators.
The Toffees subsequently lodged a claim for wrongful dismissal with the FA and the appeal has now been upheld.
A statement from the Football Association said: “Everton’s Jack Rodwell has had his claim for wrongful dismissal upheld.
“As a result, the three-match suspension handed to him has been withdrawn. Rodwell had originally received a red card for serious foul play in the Merseyside derby against Liverpool at Goodison Park on Saturday October 1.”
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