Select a Team

Prev Game: The FA Cup Sat 21st May

prev game - Manchester United
team 1 score team 2
C Palace 1 - 2 Man Utd

Next Game: International Champions Cup Fri 22nd Jul

next game - Manchester United
team 1 score team 2
Man Utd 13:00 B Dortmund

United lodge Fletcher appeal

Compassionate grounds cited in Uefa plea

Last Updated: 07/05/09 12:53pm

  • Share:
Fletcher: Devastated by red card

Fletcher: Devastated by red card

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Manchester United have lodged an appeal with Uefa to have Darren Fletcher's red card overturned on compassionate grounds.

Fletcher is set to miss the UEFA Champions League final against Barcelona after being sent-off in United's 3-1 defeat of Arsenal in Tuesday night's semi-final second leg.

The Scotland international was dismissed in the second half for what was deemed to be a professional foul by referee Roberto Rosetti, despite clearly nicking the ball from Cesc Fabregras in his challenge.

Uefa rules state that they will not consider any appeals over red cards unless it is a case of mistaken identity, while Rosetti has yet to pass comment on his decision.

However, the club were encouraged by Uefa general secretary David Taylor's comments on Thursday as he said his organisation would perhaps be willing to look at the incident.

United have acted quickly in lodging an appeal with European football's governing body and now await Uefa's decision.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

VOTE: 2016/17 PL table prediction

VOTE: 2016/17 PL table prediction

Hull City have completed the 2016/17 Premier League line-up. But who will finish where? Rank the teams here...

Mourinho and Man Utd timeline

Mourinho and Man Utd timeline

A timeline of events involving Jose Mourinho, Louis van Gaal and Manchester United, since the Portuguese left Chelsea.

Mourinho in numbers

Mourinho in numbers

He is "the best manager in the game today," according to Ed Woodward, but do Jose Mourinho's stats back the claim?

Missing Men

Play Missing Men

Manchester United

Man Utd's 0-0 draw with Tottenham in 2005