Dover Athletic winger Ricky Modeste wins appeal against his straight red card
By Kevin Redsull
Dover Athletic winger Ricky Modeste won his appeal against his
straight red card for a dangerous tackle during the home win over
Eastleigh a fortnight ago.
It means the wide player (pictured) will be available to face
Hornchurch on Saturday and Tonbridge at Longmead on Boxing Day, but
he will serve a one-match suspension in the home game against the
Angels on New Year’s Day after picking up his fifth yellow card of
the season at Hayes & Yeading last Saturday.
Forster was delighted to receive a call from chairman Jim
Parmenter on Tuesday informing him that Modeste’s appeal had been
successful and the Whites manager also provided some encouraging
news himself regarding Ian Simpemba’s knee injury.
He said: "Ian’s probably not quite ready to come back into full
training yet but he’s not far away and otherwise as far as I know,
everybody else is fit and looking forward to the Christmas
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