FOOTBALL: Keeper Ross Barn again.
BARNET keeper Ross Flitney won't serve a ban for his red card on Wednesday against Manchester United after the English FA upheld his appeal for wrongful dismissal.
The 21-year-old was dismissed by referee Richard Beeby less than two minutes into his side's 4-1 Carling Cup defeat at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
Flitney handled outside his penalty area and was shown a straight red card by Beeby, even though he didn't appear to be denying any United player a clear goalscoring opportunity.
Former Celtic midfielder Liam Miller scored from the resulting free-kick and United boss Sir Alex Ferguson described the decision as"harsh".
Flitney would have received an automatic one-match ban for the dismissal but he will now be available for today's League Two clash at home to fellow strugglers Rushden and Diamonds.
An FA statement read: "At a disciplinary commission hearing today Barnet keeper Ross Flitney had his claim for wrongful dismissal upheld. He will therefore not serve any suspension
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Oct 29, 2005|
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