CARDIFF are interesting Joe Ralls’ pink card towards Tottenham.
Ralls was despatched off by referee Mike Dean for a sort out on Lucas Moura within the second half of Saturday’s 1-Zero defeat at Wembley.
However SunSport understands Cardiff will attraction the three-match ban as a result of they don’t imagine the problem fell below critical foul play.
And the Prem newboys, who had till 1pm on Monday to attraction, hope the choice shall be overturned.
Ralls’ problem was deemed to be cynical by many pundits, bringing Moura down as Tottenham launched a swift a counter-attack.
However that phrase isn’t included within the legal guidelines of the sport – Legislation 12 Fouls and Misconduct.
If the attraction is unsuccessful, Ralls will miss video games towards Fulham at residence after the worldwide break adopted by an away journey to Liverpool and a showdown with Leicester on the Cardiff Metropolis Stadium.
Cardiff boss Neil Warnock was adamant after the sport that the problem warranted only a yellow card.
“I believe Mike [Dean] when he sees it, he’ll be disenchanted actually. A 3rd of the refs would in all probability give it, two thirds would in all probability give a yellow card.
“At that stage with half an hour to go, on the midway line… it wasn’t a harmful sort out, he hasn’t endangered the lifetime of a participant so I do not know why it is a pink card.
“I assumed Mike, an skilled referee, was going to provide a yellow card from the beginning,
“However he left it – there have been on or two busy folks round right this moment, the linesman and the fourth official – and I am positive a kind of influenced them.
“I believe when he appears to be like tonight he would have given a yellow card 9 instances out of 10 if it was left to him. I believe he was fallacious.”