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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.”

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More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

Toto Nsiala may currently find himself on the fringes of the Ipswich Town first-team but the central defender continues to make an impact off the field each and every week.

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Andre Dozzell has revealed his frustration as his return to action stalled earlier in the season but the teenager is now hungry for minutes on the field after returning to the first-team picture.

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Striker Kayden Jackson scored a hat-trick as Ipswich Town defeated QPR 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Playford Road this afternoon.

Trevoh Chalobah has been training with the full England squad today ahead of the Three Lions’ clash with the United States tomorrow night.

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