Wolves appeal length of ban
Wolves have appealed against the length of the suspension given
to Jamie O’Hara after he was sent off in Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to
The midfielder reacted angrily to a challenge from Terriers’
substitute Keith Southern and subsequently pushed him, leading to
Wolves have accepted the decision itself but are unhappy with
the mandatory three-match ban and have asked the FA for leniency in
Under FA rules, a club may appeal the severity of a suspension
if they feel there are extenuating circumstances, with Wolves
manager Dean Saunders convinced the ferocity of the challenge falls
into this category.
O’Hara faces a minimum one-match ban even if the club are
successful in their appeal, ruling the former Tottenham player out
of Tuesday’s crucial home game with Hull as they look to move out
of the Championship relegation zone.