first_img1 Routledge shocked as Taylor sends him off Swansea winger Wayne Routledge has successfully appealed the red card he was shown during the Welsh club’s 1-1 draw with Queens Park Rangers on New Year’s Day.Routledge was sent off for his reaction to a strong tackle from Karl Henry in the 86th minute, with Henry receiving a yellow card.The dismissal had left Routledge facing a three-match ban but that has been lifted after his appeal was upheld.A Football Association statement said: “Following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing on Friday 2 January 2015, Swansea City’s Wayne Routledge has had his claim for wrongful dismissal upheld.“Routledge was dismissed during his side’s 1-1 draw against Queens Park Rangers on New Year’s Day for violent conduct.“The three-match suspension has therefore been withdrawn with immediate effect.”last_img

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