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Nsiala banned for three games after red card appeal is rejected

PUBLISHED: 14:43 30 August 2018 | UPDATED: 14:58 30 August 2018

Toto Nsiala argues his case after being shown the red card at Hillsborough Picture: PAGEPIX LTD

Toto Nsiala argues his case after being shown the red card at Hillsborough Picture: PAGEPIX LTD

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Central defender Toto Nsiala will miss Ipswich Town’s next three games after the appeal over his red card at Sheffield Wednesday last weekend was rejected.

Toto Nsiala was sent off for this challenge on Fernando Forestieri.Toto Nsiala was sent off for this challenge on Fernando Forestieri.

The former Shrewsbury man was dismissed by Jeremy Simpson with 15 minutes remaining at Hillsborough following a tackle on Owls striker Fernando Forestieri, with replays showing he won the ball.

But that was not enough to overturn the decision, with the FA announcing today that the defender will serve a three-game ban,

He will miss this Sunday’s East Anglian Derby clash with Norwich before also sitting out the visit to Hull and home clash with Brentford.

An FA statement said: “Aristote Nsiala will miss Ipswich Town’s next three games through suspension after an Independent Regulatory Commission rejected his claim of wrongful dismissal for serious foul play against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.”

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Paul Hurst was asked on Wednesday if he was confident the Blues would win their appeal, with the Ipswich boss replying: “I wouldn’t say confident. I know what should happen but whether it does or not is a different matter.

“Again, I think we should find out today, I’m led to believe. I certainly hope so, it’s only right that you should know as early as possible.

“It can’t take that long to make a decision, whichever way. Hopefully we’ll find out and then you can prepare.”

Titus Bramble says Ipswich Town duo Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes were stand-out performers at the recent England Under-20 camp.

Mark Heath, Andy Warren and Stuart Watson are back with another episode of the Kings of Anglia podcast.

Trevoh Chalobah was proud to captain England Under 20s in their 2-0 victory over Germany at Colchester on Monday night but has already turned his attention to Ipswich Town’s Friday clash with West Brom.

Ipswich Town left-back Jonas Knudsen says he is ready to talk to other clubs in January.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert is clear on his January recruitment strategy following a meeting with owner Marcus Evans yesterday.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features John Wark scoring twice in a draw with Swindon, while the Blues progressed in the League Cup.

Ipswich Town assistant manager Stuart Taylor believes the international break has offered the perfect chance for the Blues squad to bond further following the arrival of Paul Lambert.

Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell believes he is finally back up to speed following his year-long injury absence.

Paul Lambert is confident Ipswich Town can quickly overturn their five point deficit if they continue the progress they have made in the early weeks of his reign.

England Under 20s beat Germany 2-0 at Colchester this evening. ANDY WARREN was there to see how Trevoh Chalobah, Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes got on

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