UK time is: 16:28:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Lloyd Sam Appeal Fails!

Amazingly, in my humble opinion anyway, and in no means a biased one the Addicks have had their appeal against midfielder Lloyd Sam's red card against Hull dismissed, something that I find unbelievable.

Tigers skipper Ian Ashbee had gone in late on Lloyd Sam and then appeared to kick him not once but twice, to compound matters he then looked to hold him round the neck, which didn't allow the Addicks midfielder to get away. A free for all involving most of the players and the Addicks coaching staff then broke out before the pair were sent off.

Alan Pardew immediately protested Lloyd Sam's innocence and declared his intent to appeal the sending off, which the Addicks did. However, after lodging this appeal the FA on Thursday afternoon upheld the original decision and he will now have to serve an immediate three-match suspension.

Having fielded the same midfield for the past four matches Addicks boss Alan Pardew will now have to make an enforced change for the match with Barnsley at the Valley on Saturday, a match in which we look to make it eight Championship matches unbeaten.

What is the thought among the Addicks followers on this site on the decision not to reverse the red card? Share these feelings below so we can discuss them.

It's easy to register, simply click the link and start getting involved by having your say on this great club.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Charlton Addickt  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 4 2007

Time: 11:25PM

Your Comments

How could this not have been overturned? I'm sorry but Ian Ashbee seems the aggressor in this, he took Lloyd Sam out late, kicked him and then held him down, what Sam is supposed to have done I do not know. This just shows how weak the FA really are. A Tiger fan said Alan Pardew was a 'disgrace', no this decision is a disgrace.
Charlton Addickt
This is an outrage!!!!!! How dare they call him that!!!!! Seriously though, I'm really surprised at this - wonder what Pardew will say about it?
Pardew is Sexy
i can only think that Sam used some pretty bad language..either way the ref came from the institute for blind corrupt bald men...not sure if he is bald or not...if he isnt, i would like to shave his head, then hit it with a frozen trout....Sam is our player, therefore he is innocent..he should have knocked ashbee out, then it would have been worth the 3 match ban...and the melee...it was hardly that, it looked like most of the players were just trying to break it up..
alexsinclaire
I really enjoyed reading that post alexsinclaire, it made me laugh out loud :)
Charlton Addickt
Haha me too - he's a scream is Alex :) A trout indeed!!!!
Pardew is Sexy
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

Blackburn v Charlton: Team Line-Ups (Saturday December 20 2014)

Team News: Blackburn Rovers v Charlton (Saturday December 20 2014)

Doherty Calls It A Day (Friday December 19 2014)

Obileye Extends Dagenham Stay (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Peeters Frustrated By Blackpool Draw (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Stats: Charlton v Blackpool (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Archived Charlton Athletic Articles

List All Vital Charlton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Charlton 2 - 2 Blackpool
Forest 1 - 1 Charlton
Charlton 0 - 1 Ipswich
Charlton 0 - 0 Millwall
Reading 0 - 1 Charlton
Leeds Utd 2 - 2 Charlton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Norwich 21 9 6 6 11 33
8. Blackburn 21 8 7 6 1 31
9. Forest 21 7 9 5 5 30
10. Charlton 21 6 12 3 1 30
11. Cardiff 21 8 6 7 0 30
12. Wolves 21 8 6 7 -7 30
13. Sheff Wed 21 6 10 5 -1 28

Breaking League News

LUFC Leeds United Team To Face Nottingham Forest
Leeds Utd : 20/12/2014 16:14:00
Norwich : 20/12/2014 15:01:00
Blackburn v Charlton Athletic: Team Line-Ups
Blackburn : 20/12/2014 14:41:00
Reading v Watford: Team Line-Ups
Watford : 20/12/2014 14:34:00
Fulham v Sheffield Wednesday: Team Line-Ups
Sheff Wed : 20/12/2014 14:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn v Charlton
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Charlton win 67%
Draw 33%
Blackburn win 0%