Available for selection: Maguire red card overturned

Sunderland AFC has been advised by the Football Association that the club’s appeal in relation to the red card awarded to Chris Maguire in Saturday’s game against Luton has been successful.

The player will now be available for Saturday’s game against Scunthorpe United.

The FA stated: “A claim of wrongful dismissal regarding Sunderland AFC’s Christopher Maguire has been successful following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing today [15/01/19]. The player was sent off for violent conduct during the game against Luton Town on Saturday [12/01/19]”.

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