Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

FA Confirm Kilgallon Red

FA Confirm Kilgallon Red

After all the moaning from the red and white side of the city with regards to the sending off of Matt Kilgallon, an FA Commission have rejected an appeal against the decision from Sheffield United.

Blades fans and management alike were up in arms following the decision from referee Mike Dean to send Kilgallon off and reduce United to ten men in the Steel City derby on Sunday afternoon.

Wednesday went on to win the game 1-0, Steve Watson netting the decisive goal just a matter of minutes after the sending-off, with United boss Kevin Blackwell furious with the decision, which he believed changed the game.

The Blades put in a claim for wrongful dismissal after the former Leeds United man lunged in with a dangerous high tackle that sent Sean McAllister crashing to the floor.

But Kilgallon will now serve his three-match suspension after an FA Commission rejected the appeal today.

Unlucky, United...



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday October 21 2008
Time: 2:48PM

Comments

0
Sure Kilgallon was unlucky, but it really was more like a kung fu kick with his studs up, so he only has himself to blame. As for how it changed the game, I think we were actually playing better while he was on the field, so I think it made things worse for us too!
US Owl
21/10/2008 14:54:00
0
Hahahaha, brilliant!
welshyowl
21/10/2008 14:58:00
0
To be fair, the five minutes or so leading up to the red, we had just got some momentum going, and spreading the ball out to Cotterill who is our rela danger man. He'd just put that ball in what was cleared over your own bar. So i do think it changed the game definately. As for it not being recinded, it's a shame and I think it should have been, BUT i can see why the FA didn't. The result can't be changed but it will have detriment on our upcoming games
shepsblade
21/10/2008 15:49:00
0
Not the worst red I've ever seen in my life but it was slightly harsh, football does seem to be turning into a non-contact sport now. I didn't think it was malicious but more clumsy than anything, i wouldn't have had any complaints if it was overturned. As for changing the game, no one can ever say one way or the other if the result would have been different as arguments from both sides are hypothetical. I don't think it helped either team to be honest but arguably made Spurr's game slightly easier!!
sussexowl
21/10/2008 16:29:00
0
If you are applying strictly the rules of the game, if you make contact with somebody with your studs above waist height you have got to walk. They teach you that at school. Although it seems harsh a professional footballer should know this and not put himself in that position. There was no way the FA were going to recind that. It was his own fault. What I want to know is why wasn't Speed sent of for the penalty, he had already been booked.
Radon Barrier
21/10/2008 16:59:00
0
every foul in the box is not an automatic yellow card mate..ref just deemed it as a foul in the box so its a penalty!
WORKSOP..OWL
21/10/2008 17:11:00
0
some good reasonable comments on there and agree with most of them. the ref had a bad view of it and im really dissapointed in laws reaction as he was instrumental in getting killa sent off. regardless off it all we were under par yet again for a sheffield derby which is not good enough. wendy yet again were fired up right from the start and to be truthfully honnest they deserved to win. we got hammered in the first 45 mins, started to get going in the second half but just couldnt ralley on. stupid mistake from grant in the dying minutes should have secured a point with the quality in our starting 11, but wendy defended brilliantly, chucked everyone at the ball in midfield, were quick on the wings but poor upfront. all in all i disagree with blackwells comments, i thought we were second best all afternoon and deserved to lose. the chances we did create we should have put away easilly with the quality strikeforce we had. 3 men on beattie and sharp totally man marked out of the game. wendy did there homework yet again. really dissapointing.
bladesforlife1889
21/10/2008 18:01:00
0
thats it with us blades, when we ***** up we admit it and comment truthfully unlike most of you biased lot.
bladesforlife1889
21/10/2008 18:03:00
0
attendance yet again lads. bloody shocking and the ticket availability was relaxed massively.
bladesforlife1889
21/10/2008 18:06:00
0
yea but the prices are still pathetic, for my dad and little brother to go would off cost around a hundred quid and that is a joke to watch football
smiggyswfc
21/10/2008 18:24:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Vital Match Reaction - Palmer 'About Reaction After A Loss'

Palmer aware Owls fans will demand a response against Leeds

Vital Match Reaction - Palmer 'About Reaction After A Loss'

Palmer aware Owls fans will demand a response against Leeds

Wednesday's Squabbling Kids Lose Their Heads

Michael Cass on why the Owls were handed a loss by the Brentford Bees!

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brentford MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Westwood1%
Palmer14%
Sasso0%
Loovens0%
Reach0%
Wallace0%
Hutchinson0%
Abdi14%
Bannan0%
Rhodes0%
Forestieri57%
Sub - Winnall0%
Sub - McManaman14%
Sub - Fletcher0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 12:30PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 17 2017 7:45PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg5
2.Radon Barrier1
3.HORSFOWL1
Write for Vital Football