Leroy Fer: Swansea City win appeal against midfielder's red card

Swansea players protest red card
Swansea City midfielder Leroy Fer could not believe he was shown a red card by referee Anthony Taylor

Swansea City have won their appeal against midfielder Leroy Fer's red card during the FA Cup third round 0-0 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Fer was shown a straight red card for a foul on Helder Costa.

Swans manager Carlos Carvalhal said after the match the Dutchman should have been shown a yellow card.

Fer is now free to face Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday and in the Cup replay against Wolves on Wednesday, 17 January.

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