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Sessegnon loses appeal

May 2, 2013
By Kristan Heneage
Stephane Sessegnon has had his claim for wrongful dismissal against Aston Villa rejected by the Football Association and he will now be suspended for Sunderland's final three games of the season.

Sessegnon, 28, was sent off during the club's 6-1 thrashing at Villa on Monday night following a challenge on French midfielder Yacouba Sylla. The decision means Sessegnon will now miss crucial matches as the Wearsiders fight to stave off relegation.

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