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Arsenal to appeal Giroud red

April 22, 2013
By ESPN staff
Arsenal have lodged an appeal to the Football Association against the red card shown to striker Olivier Giroud during Saturday's Premier League win at Fulham.

• Blog: Nervous work for Gunners

France international Giroud was sent off by referee Andre Marriner in the 90th minute of the 1-0 win at Craven Cottage for his challenge on Stanislav Manolev. The 26-year-old made contact with the ball first, but his foot continued over the ball and caught the Bulgarian.

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