Calvin Andrew: Rochdale striker's ban reduced to nine games

Calvin Andrew
Calvin Andrew has a contract with Rochdale until the end the season

Rochdale striker Calvin Andrew's 12-match ban for elbowing Oldham defender Peter Clarke has been reduced to nine.

The suspension was cut following a hearing at Wembley on Thursday.

Andrew, 29, was not punished for the incident during the game on 29 October, but was later cited after a Football Association video review.

The usual punishment for violent conduct is three games, with Andrew's initial 12-match ban one of the longest handed out in English football.

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