Portsmouth waiting on result of Jack Whatmough red card appeal against MK Dons ahead of Swindon clash

Pompey have appealed Jack Whatmough’s red card at MK Dons.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 4:46 pm
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 7:54 pm
Portsmouth FC defender Jack Whatmough (6)shown a red card, sent off during the EFL Sky Bet League 1 match between Milton Keynes Dons and Portsmouth at stadium:mk, Milton Keynes, England on 17 April 2021.

The Blues will find out shortly if the decision is overturned by the FA.

Whatmough was given his marching orders in the 81st minute of Saturday’s 1-0 loss at Stadium MK for serious foul play.

As things stand, the defender will serve a four-match ban, missing tomorrow’s trip to Swindon along with games against Bristol Rovers, Accrington and AFC Wimbledon.

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However, after watching the replay back, Danny Cowley revealed the Blues have appealed and hopeful of it being successful.

Cowley said: ‘I’m a positive guy! The FA will see a challenge that was wholeheart. He had a bad touch.’

Should the appeal prove unsuccessful, Whatmough will be available for Accrington’s visit to Fratton Park on the final day of the season.