09 March 2012

The Appeals Committee dismisses appeal to withdraw Piqué’s red card

The Appeals Committee dismissed FC Barcelona’s appeal to withdraw the red card shown to Gerard Piqué and upheld the one-match ban for the defender.

This afternoon, the Appeals Committee communicated that they have dimissed FC Barcelona’s appeal to withdraw the red card shown to Gerard Piqué in the match against Sporting Gijón. The Committee upheld the one-match ban, meaning that the defender will not play against Racing Santander this Sunday. (via FCBarcelona.com)