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Watford to appeal Jose Hobelas red card

Watford will appeal Jose Hobelas' red card against West Ham United.

The defender was dismissed after clashing with Michail Antonio which, as things stand, will see him miss the FA Cup final against Manchester City this Saturday.

Asked if the Hornets would appeal against it, manager Javi Gracia replied: "For sure. I kept the same attitude during all of the season and I don't want to change at the last one.

"I prefer to be respectful to the referees decision and I prefer at this moment to not say what I am thinking about that.

"In my opinion, I can't believe one player will miss the final for that contact, I can't believe it.

"Maybe it is a foul, soft foul, light foul but I can be angry with that decision.

"In this moment it is difficult to accept knowing you have an important game next week."

Andrew Maclean
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