Newcastle appeals Bowyer's red card

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:52 IST

Newcastle has appealed Lee Bowyer's red card which sparked a brawl during Monday's 2-0 loss at Liverpool at Anfield.

Newcastle appeals Bowyer's red card
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London:

Newcastle has appealed Lee Bowyer's red card, which sparked a brawl during Monday's 2-0 loss at Liverpool at Anfield. Bowyer was sent off for a foul on Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso, the challenge leading to several players - including rival captains Steven Gerrard and Alan Shearer - pushing and shoving each other. The Football Association said Wednesday that Newcastle had lodged a claim for wrongful dismissal. His appeal will be heard by a disciplinary committee on Thursday. (AP)

Topics : Football Newcastle United
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