Burnley boss Sean Dyche has revealed his disappointment surrounding defender J
James Tarkowski has lost his appeal against an excessive ban, and will miss three games over the festive period.— Coral (@Coral) 21 December 2017
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"The reason we are a bit surprised is because you can clearly see Glenn Murray grab his hand", Dyche told his pre-match press conference, as quoted by Sky Sports.
Why do FA have one match or three match ban? 3 for @Tarky19 is ridiculous. When we going to see same for the divers we’ve had against us?— Alastair Campbell (@campbellclaret) 21 December 2017
"That hand has got five pins in it and a metal plate.
"As I said, he should not react like that. But to get a three game ban for that is very
Friday Night Football— Eghe (@Levi4dCulture) 22 December 2017
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Tarkowski has featured in every minute of his side's so-far surprisingly successful campaign, playing an integral role in the north-west side's climb up to sixth in the Premier League table.
The Manchester-born, Oldham Athletic academy graduate is expected to be available for selection once again when Liverpool visit Turf Moor on New Year's Day.