Bradford City will appeal Doyle red card

First published in Sport Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Photograph of the Author by , Bradford City Reporter

City have confirmed they WILL be appealing to get Nathan Doyle's Bristol Rovers red card overturned.

Phil Parkinson took advice this morning before deciding that the club will go-ahead with an attempt to rescind the midfielder's dismissal.

He said: "It was very harsh on Nathan and we feel there are grounds to appeal it."

 

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11:42am Mon 26 Nov 12

nash5002 says...

If its not rescinded does that mean he gets a four ame ban and misses the Arsenal game?? From the footgae there doesnt seem to be enough evidence either way but fingers crossed.
If its not rescinded does that mean he gets a four ame ban and misses the Arsenal game?? From the footgae there doesnt seem to be enough evidence either way but fingers crossed. nash5002
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12:00pm Mon 26 Nov 12

Thee Voice of Reason says...

I believe there is a right of appeal, and if not overturned it doesn't automatically mean an extra game ban. We could just find ourselves with the same ban after appeal which would see us no worse off than we are now.
I believe there is a right of appeal, and if not overturned it doesn't automatically mean an extra game ban. We could just find ourselves with the same ban after appeal which would see us no worse off than we are now. Thee Voice of Reason
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12:45pm Mon 26 Nov 12

pudseykid says...

Living in Somerset this was an easy to "get to game". I was surprised it went ahead..Certainly the lads did well to keep fighting back to 3-3 by playing football. I watch the atrocious tackle near to the end and it wasnt surprising that someone from City got involved, it really was nasty, given the conditions, i would have said the bristol man meant to do real harm. So lets hope the doyle "red" is over turned..it was very noticeable that at 3-3 the "heat was turned up", bristol were clearly unhappy and several tackles seemed to be quite hostile. on the day 3-3 was a good result.
Living in Somerset this was an easy to "get to game". I was surprised it went ahead..Certainly the lads did well to keep fighting back to 3-3 by playing football. I watch the atrocious tackle near to the end and it wasnt surprising that someone from City got involved, it really was nasty, given the conditions, i would have said the bristol man meant to do real harm. So lets hope the doyle "red" is over turned..it was very noticeable that at 3-3 the "heat was turned up", bristol were clearly unhappy and several tackles seemed to be quite hostile. on the day 3-3 was a good result. pudseykid
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12:57pm Mon 26 Nov 12

macca1969 says...

If we can't get this one over turned then the FA might as well do away with the appeals process as it will prove its all just a sham
If we can't get this one over turned then the FA might as well do away with the appeals process as it will prove its all just a sham macca1969
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1:13pm Mon 26 Nov 12

bcfc1903 says...

Saw the tackle and aftermath of it on the BBC highlights programme....couldn'
t see anything other than the tackle worth a red.....it looks a no brainer to appeal it, but i said that about Dave Syers and was amazed when his appeal failed. Let's hope common sense prevails this time.

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We shout with pride...we never hide...Claret and Amber.
Saw the tackle and aftermath of it on the BBC highlights programme....couldn' t see anything other than the tackle worth a red.....it looks a no brainer to appeal it, but i said that about Dave Syers and was amazed when his appeal failed. Let's hope common sense prevails this time. ** We shout with pride...we never hide...Claret and Amber. bcfc1903
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1:30pm Mon 26 Nov 12

Freddy says...

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Rambo says...
10:31am Mon 26 Nov 12

Freddy - The RR card was not appealed as Jonny Mac said at a fans forum, despite the evidence of the player falling over, and admitting it on Twitter. The ref would still be backed up by the FA.
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Many thanks " Rambo" for your info. I have been dismayed at the Club's failure to follow through, their original statement of an appeal, on behalf of R.Ravenhill. With no publicised reason for their withdrawal of his appeal.
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I am hoping that IF the Club follows through with Doyle's appeal . That as some commentators have said--It will NOT enhance the punishment; even though The FA ( F*ck All) will no doubt refuse to change the Referees idiotic, misguided, useless- totally wrong decision.
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BUT WE LIVE IN HOPE--THAT THERE MAY BE SOMEONE AT THE FA--WHO HAS COMMON SENSE-AND THE BALLS -TO MAKE THE CORRECT DECISION.!!--I know, and (PIGS MIGHT FLY!!!).
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* Rambo says... 10:31am Mon 26 Nov 12 Freddy - The RR card was not appealed as Jonny Mac said at a fans forum, despite the evidence of the player falling over, and admitting it on Twitter. The ref would still be backed up by the FA. * Many thanks " Rambo" for your info. I have been dismayed at the Club's failure to follow through, their original statement of an appeal, on behalf of R.Ravenhill. With no publicised reason for their withdrawal of his appeal. * I am hoping that IF the Club follows through with Doyle's appeal . That as some commentators have said--It will NOT enhance the punishment; even though The FA ( F*ck All) will no doubt refuse to change the Referees idiotic, misguided, useless- totally wrong decision. * BUT WE LIVE IN HOPE--THAT THERE MAY BE SOMEONE AT THE FA--WHO HAS COMMON SENSE-AND THE BALLS -TO MAKE THE CORRECT DECISION.!!--I know, and (PIGS MIGHT FLY!!!). * Freddy
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2:26pm Mon 26 Nov 12

Bradford1903 says...

Quite right too; after seeing a replay of the incident Doyle does absolutely nothing wrong.

Instead of having to go through the appeals process, I don't see why the ref cannot just admit they made a mistake, and the red card be rescinded, but they chose to hide behind the F.A, just as D'Urso did the other week, when he wrongly sent off Ravenhill.

Maybe they are not allowed to admit to their mistakes as if would show their incompetence.

It's very difficult to have respect for refs, when they never admit to their mistakes or are held accountable for them.
Quite right too; after seeing a replay of the incident Doyle does absolutely nothing wrong. Instead of having to go through the appeals process, I don't see why the ref cannot just admit they made a mistake, and the red card be rescinded, but they chose to hide behind the F.A, just as D'Urso did the other week, when he wrongly sent off Ravenhill. Maybe they are not allowed to admit to their mistakes as if would show their incompetence. It's very difficult to have respect for refs, when they never admit to their mistakes or are held accountable for them. Bradford1903
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2:27pm Mon 26 Nov 12

Bradford1903 says...

Quite right too; after seeing a replay of the incident Doyle does absolutely nothing wrong.

Instead of having to go through the appeals process, I don't see why the ref cannot just admit they made a mistake, and the red card be rescinded, but they chose to hide behind the F.A, just as D'Urso did the other week, when he wrongly sent off Ravenhill.

Maybe they are not allowed to admit to their mistakes as if would show their incompetence.

It's very difficult to have respect for refs, when they never admit to their mistakes or are held accountable for them.
Quite right too; after seeing a replay of the incident Doyle does absolutely nothing wrong. Instead of having to go through the appeals process, I don't see why the ref cannot just admit they made a mistake, and the red card be rescinded, but they chose to hide behind the F.A, just as D'Urso did the other week, when he wrongly sent off Ravenhill. Maybe they are not allowed to admit to their mistakes as if would show their incompetence. It's very difficult to have respect for refs, when they never admit to their mistakes or are held accountable for them. Bradford1903
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3:52pm Mon 26 Nov 12

claret or green ? says...

Yes, City should appeal. I've seen it & layed it back on BBC Iplayer. Doyle runs in and remonstrates point blank with the Rovers player for what was an appalling tackle. But he does not raise his hands or commit any violent act & as others rush in & confront him, he is pulled away & is not involved in any of the jostling. The ref or assistant ref, however called it, need to be big enough to review the footage & accept a wrong call was made. If the red card stands, the FA/officials in question loose all credibility & moral high ground.
Yes, City should appeal. I've seen it & layed it back on BBC Iplayer. Doyle runs in and remonstrates point blank with the Rovers player for what was an appalling tackle. But he does not raise his hands or commit any violent act & as others rush in & confront him, he is pulled away & is not involved in any of the jostling. The ref or assistant ref, however called it, need to be big enough to review the footage & accept a wrong call was made. If the red card stands, the FA/officials in question loose all credibility & moral high ground. claret or green ?
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4:57pm Mon 26 Nov 12

Bantambhoy says...

Posted this on another thread last night. Still think it depends on the ref's report.

Bantambhoy says...
9:10pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Watched it on a recording of the FL show. It looks like Doyle was aggresive running towards the 'melee' but was pulled away by McHugh, also he gave lots of 'verbals' aimed at the Bristol players. I don't know whether that warrants a straight red, I wouldn't think so but any appeal will depend on the ref's report. If he admits he might have got it wrong then I guess the club will appeal. If he cites Doyle it will not be worth it. It still looks like 'Dukeys' weakness is long range shots low down. I thought all three of our goals were superb. Here's hoping for an appeal.”
Posted this on another thread last night. Still think it depends on the ref's report. Bantambhoy says... 9:10pm Sun 25 Nov 12 Watched it on a recording of the FL show. It looks like Doyle was aggresive running towards the 'melee' but was pulled away by McHugh, also he gave lots of 'verbals' aimed at the Bristol players. I don't know whether that warrants a straight red, I wouldn't think so but any appeal will depend on the ref's report. If he admits he might have got it wrong then I guess the club will appeal. If he cites Doyle it will not be worth it. It still looks like 'Dukeys' weakness is long range shots low down. I thought all three of our goals were superb. Here's hoping for an appeal.” Bantambhoy
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8:50pm Mon 26 Nov 12

bradford321 says...

Only problem here is when is the appeal hearing? Cos if its not this week then there is a danger Doyles ban will get delayed until any hearing takes place and any delay could mean missing Arsenal game if it is not over-turned.
Only problem here is when is the appeal hearing? Cos if its not this week then there is a danger Doyles ban will get delayed until any hearing takes place and any delay could mean missing Arsenal game if it is not over-turned. bradford321
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11:25pm Mon 26 Nov 12

seasonticketholder says...

They should prepare a written Judgement setting out the reasons for the decision they reach. It is called being transparent and may, just may start to generate respect. Secret courts smacks of repressive states.
They should prepare a written Judgement setting out the reasons for the decision they reach. It is called being transparent and may, just may start to generate respect. Secret courts smacks of repressive states. seasonticketholder
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5:01am Tue 27 Nov 12

tyker2 says...

seasonticketholder wrote:
They should prepare a written Judgement setting out the reasons for the decision they reach. It is called being transparent and may, just may start to generate respect. Secret courts smacks of repressive states.
AGREED. TRANSPARENCY ALL ROUND IS NEEDED . bOTH CLUBS WILL HAVE THE REFEREE'S REPORT.

McGhee even says no one was kicked:the fact he sent of the wrong bristol player will emerge as that player will appeal and, threfore, any true arbiter will see that the referree got it ALL wrong
[quote][p][bold]seasonticketholder[/bold] wrote: They should prepare a written Judgement setting out the reasons for the decision they reach. It is called being transparent and may, just may start to generate respect. Secret courts smacks of repressive states.[/p][/quote]AGREED. TRANSPARENCY ALL ROUND IS NEEDED . bOTH CLUBS WILL HAVE THE REFEREE'S REPORT. McGhee even says no one was kicked:the fact he sent of the wrong bristol player will emerge as that player will appeal and, threfore, any true arbiter will see that the referree got it ALL wrong tyker2
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