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Ivanovic appeal dismissed

April 13, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has had his appeal against a charge of violent conduct dismissed following an incident in Saturday's win over Wigan at Stamford Bridge.

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In the second half of the Blues' 2-1 victory, footage showed Ivanovic apparently punch opponent Shaun Maloney in the side in the build up to Juan Mata's winning goal, but referee Michael Jones did not see the incident.
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