Premier League: Watford’s Jose Holebas to play in FA Cup remaining after purple card determination in loss towards West Ham overturned

London: Watford defender Jose Holebas is offered for Saturday’s FA Cup remaining towards Manchester City after his purple card within the 4-1 residence defeat to West Ham was rescinded.

File picture of Jose Holebas. Reuters.

The 34-year-old was despatched off in Watford’s remaining Premier League recreation of the season after it was deemed he had pulled again Michail Antonio because the Hammers ahead ran by means of on aim.

Hornets head coach Javi Gracia mentioned after the sport that the membership would attraction and the Football Association introduced on Monday Watford had succeeded in having the sending-off overturned.

“An Independent Regulatory Commission has today upheld a claim of wrongful dismissal regarding Jose Holebas,” an FA assertion learn.

“The Watford player was sent off against West Ham United in the Premier League on Sunday for denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity.”

Watford tackle Premier League champions City at Wembley within the FA Cup remaining, with Pep Guardiola’s males chasing an unprecedented home treble.

“In my opinion, I can’t believe one player will miss the final for that contact, I can’t believe it,” Watford boss Gracia had mentioned after Sunday’s match.

“Maybe it is a foul, soft foul, light foul but I can be angry with that decision.”

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