Essien appeals against red card

14 years ago

Ghana international, Michael Essien has made a claim for wrongful dismissal after he was sent off during Chelsea's 2-0 win at Derby on 24 November.

The Black Stars midfielder, 24, was shown red for violent conduct after an incident with Rams striker Kenny Miller in second-half stoppage time.

Essien is set to be suspended for the games against Sunderland, West Ham and Premier League leaders Arsenal.

The Football Asssociation will consider the claim on Tuesday 27 November.