Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 9/4/12
Tom Huddlestone has won an appeal against his red card during Tottenham's draw with Norwich and has had a three-match ban rescinded. The Football Association announced on Tuesday afternoon that midfielder Huddlestone's claim for wrongful dismissal had been upheld. Spurs contested the straight red card shown to the 25-year-old by referee Mark Halsey for a tackle on Jonny Howson late in the game. Saturday was Huddlestone's first appearance for more than a year after he came off the bench at White Hart Lane. The midfielder has been plagued by ankle problems and a loan move to Stoke broke down over concerns about a medical. His bid to prove his fitness would not have been helped by a suspension that would have included games against Reading and QPR , and a Capital One Cup clash at Carlisle.
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