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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...

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

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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
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Hahahaha, brilliant!
welshyowl
21/10/2008 14:58:00
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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attendance yet again lads. bloody shocking and the ticket availability was relaxed massively.
bladesforlife1889
21/10/2008 18:06:00
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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
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