Manchester United's Ashley Young to miss three matches after accepting violent conduct charge
By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 31/12/17 10:32pm
Ashley Young will have to sit out Manchester United's next three matches after he was charged with violent conduct by the FA.
Young was issued with the charge after appearing to elbow Dusan Tadic during Manchester United's 0-0 draw with Southampton on Saturday, in an incident which was not seen by match officials but was later spotted on video.
A Football Association spokesperson said on Sunday: "Ashley Young will be suspended for Manchester United's next three matches.
"He accepted a violent conduct charge following an off-the-ball incident during yesterday's game against Southampton, but argued the suspension was excessive.
"This was rejected by a Regulatory Commission."
The 32-year-old wing-back will miss the New Year's Day match at Everton plus home games with Derby [in the FA Cup] and Stoke.
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Young has enjoyed a fine season at right-back for United and he was named in the England squad last month by manager Gareth Southgate after a lengthy absence.
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