Disciplinary news

Friedel's red card overturned

March 24, 2009
Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Friedel has had the red card he received in Sunday's defeat at Liverpool rescinded by the Football Association on Tuesday.

The American was sent off after 63 minutes of the 5-0 drubbing at Anfield after he was adjudged have brought down Fernando Torres after the striker burst through on goal.

Villa's appeal was upheld today, meaning Friedel will be available for their next Premier League game at Manchester United on April 5.

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