West Ham hire QC to fight Carroll ban

February 5, 2014
By ESPN staff

West Ham United have instructed one of Britain's top lawyers in a bid to overturn Andy Carroll's three-match suspension, according to reports.

• Thorne: Carroll's Swan upping

Carroll, 25, was sent off by referee Howard Webb in the second half of the Hammers’ 2-0 win on Saturday after catching Chico Flores with his arm.

The Hammers lodged an appeal against the decision, but the ban was ...

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