Kouyate's one-match suspension lifted following appeal

Tuesday 23 Feb 2016
Cheikhou Kouyate (left) in action against Blackburn Rovers

Cheikhou Kouyate's one-match suspension for denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity has been withdrawn with immediate effect following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing today [Tuesday 23 February 2016].

West Ham United’s claim of wrongful dismissal in relation to their Emirates FA Cup fifth round proper tie against Blackburn Rovers on Sunday 21 February 2016 was upheld.

By FA Staff