Kris Boyd: Kilmarnock lose appeal over striker's red card at Aberdeen

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Did Kris Boyd's challenge deserve a red card?
Scottish Premiership: Kilmarnock v Hearts
Venue: Rugby Park Date: Friday, 1 February Kick-off: 19:45 GMT
Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website

Kilmarnock have lost their appeal against the red card shown to Kris Boyd in Saturday's 0-0 draw with Aberdeen.

Boyd, 35, was dismissed following his challenge on Aberdeen captain Graeme Shinnie and a Scottish FA fast-track hearing has upheld the decision.

The striker will now be suspended for Friday's Scottish Premiership match against Hearts and next Wednesday's trip to Dundee.

Steve Clarke's side are third in the table, level on points with Rangers.

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