Stoke have Delap red card overturned on appeal

Stoke defender Rory Delap has had the red card he received in Sunday's FA Cup win over Crawley withdrawn.
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Stoke defender Rory Delap has had the red card he received in Sunday's FA Cup win over Crawley withdrawn.

Delap was dismissed in the first half for a sliding challenge on Crawley's David Hunt, though his team-mates were still able to record a 2-0 win over the npower League Two side.

An FA statement read: "Stoke City's Rory Delap has had his claim for wrongful dismissal upheld.

"As a result, the three-match suspension handed to him has been withdrawn with immediate effect."

 

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