Euro 2012: Rooney gets appeal date after three match ban
WAYNE Rooney's appeal against the three-match ban which is threatening his Euro 2012 participation will be heard on December 9, UEFA have announced.
UEFA's appeals body will deal with the case of the England striker a week after the draw for the Euro 2012 tournament.
Rooney was red-carded for violent conduct in England's last qualifier against Montenegro.
UEFA said in a statement: "The UEFA Appeals Body will deal with the case of England striker Wayne Rooney on Friday 9 December at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon.
"This follows UEFA's receipt on Friday 4 November of the official written appeal from the English Football Association against the three-match suspension given to Rooney by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body on 13 October."