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Wednesday 3 September 2014

Dummett appeal upheld

Published 13/05/2014 | 18:22

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Paul Dummett's red card has been rescinded

Newcastle's Paul Dummett has had his claim of wrongful dismissal upheld after an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing.

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The 22-year-old defender was given a straight red card by referee Phil Dowd during Newcastle's 2-1 defeat at Liverpool on Sunday.

But Dummett will not have to serve a ban when the 2014-2015 Barclays Premier League season starts in August after the sending off was overturned on Tuesday.

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