Everton and West Ham appeal controversial red cards to Gibson and Cole
12:48 GMT, 24 December 2012
16:23 GMT, 24 December 2012
Everton and West Ham have confirmed they will appeal Darron Gibson and Carlton Cole's respective red cards at Upton Park on Saturday.
Gibson was dismissed by referee Anthony Taylor for a challenge on Mark Noble in Everton's 2-1 win at Upton Park in a game that also saw Hammers striker Cole controversially sent off for a challenge on Leighton Baines.
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Appeal: Darron Gibson was controversially dismissed at Upton Park during Everton's 2-1 win over West Ham
The paperwork needed to be submitted
to the Football Association by 1pm today but the appeal means Gibson
will be able to play in the Boxing Day match against Wigan Athletic,
with the case due to be heard on December 27.
The Hammers' next match is away to Reading, with the hearing for Cole's appeal scheduled for two days before then.
Seeing red: West Ham striker Carlton Cole was also controversially dismissed during the game
VIDEO. Moyes claims grounds for an appeal…
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