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Wilkinson accepts FA charge over elbow

September 20, 2012
By Ian Edwards
Andy Wilkinson will serve a three-match suspension after deciding against appealing the Football Association's disciplinary charge for elbowing Mario Balotelli.

•  Wilkinson charged with violent conduct

Wilkinson was originally due to respond to the retrospective charge by 1800 BST on Wednesday, but was given a further 24 hours by the FA to consider an appeal.

And the right back has now reluctantly agreed to accept the charge, for the incident which was ...

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