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Sully, Tim banned

Posted on 15 January 2001  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

Neil Sullivan has been suspended for two games following his controversial red card against Newcastle United.<P class=MsoNormal>Our in-form goalkeeper will miss Saturday&rsquo&#59;s visit of Southampton in the Premiership and next weekend&rsquo&#59;s FA Cup fourth round tie against Charlton or Dagenham & Redbridge.<P class=MsoNormal>Sullivan seemed unfortunate to be sent off against Newcastle in an amazing game at the Lane back on January 2.<P class=MsoNormal>He appeared to make clean contact with the ball in a one-on-one challenge with Kieron Dyer but referee Steve Bennett awarded a penalty and showed him the red card.<P class=MsoNormal>With no &lsquo&#59;appeal&rsquo&#59; as such available &mdash&#59; the club had to rely on the referee to take a look at a video re-run of the incident &mdash&#59; Sullivan&rsquo&#59;s punishment stands and he is suspended for the two games.<P class=MsoNormal>Sullivan admitted: &ldquo&#59;I&rsquo&#59;m definitely banned. I&rsquo&#59;m not sure you can appeal. It&rsquo&#59;s disappointing because you want to play week in, week out. That is what you are paid to do and that&rsquo&#59;s what I want to do.&rdquo&#59;<P class=MsoNormal>Ian Walker will take over between the sticks in Sullivan&rsquo&#59;s absence.<P class=MsoNormal>Boss George Graham will also be without Tim Sherwood for Saturday&rsquo&#59;s encounter after the midfield picked up his fifth yellow card of the season against Leyton Orient. He serves a one-match ban this weekend.<P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>