Found September 04, 2012 on
Oldham's Connor Brown has been dealt a three-match ban by the Football Association and Cliff Byrne's ban has been overturned.
Byrne was dismissed during Oldham's 1-0 win at Portsmouth on Saturday but video replays showed it was actually Brown involved in a fracas with Jordan Obita, who was also dismissed.
The FA has rescinded Byrne's red card and he will be available to play in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy clash with Chesterfield.
Brown's suspension starts immediately and, as well as the Chesterfield game, will be unavailable for the Latics' fixtures with Notts County and Scunthorpe.
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Oldham manager Paul Dickov hopes to see Cliff Byrne's red card in the victory at Portsmouth overturned.
The Latics claimed all three points after Jonathan Grounds' cross-cum-shot slid into the Pompey net after taking a deflection off debutant Johnny Ertl after 59 minutes.
Both sides were then reduced to 10 men in a cloud of confusion four minutes later. Jordan Obita was...
Portsmouth manager Michael Appleton felt referee Carl Berry lost control of the game after seeing his side lose 1-0 to Oldham.
Following a bizarre second half at Fratton Park, the Latics claimed all three points after Jonathan Grounds' cross-cum-shot slid into the Pompey net, taking a deflection off debutant Johnny Ertl after 59 minutes.
Both sides were then reduced to 10 men...