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Charlton 1 Huddersfield Town 1: Terriers to appeal Southern’s red card

Huddersfield manager Simon Grayson promised to launch an appeal after turning on referee Lee Collins for the first-half dismissal of Keith Southern.

The Terriers were rescued by Adam Clayton’s late penalty to cancel out Rob Hulse’s opening goal for Charlton.

But Southern’s controversial red card, following a challenge with Michael Morrison, changed the outcome of a game that Huddersfield were controlling.

It meant play-off chasing Town had to settle for a draw - but Grayson knows it could have been so much better.

“I’ve seen it on the DVD and it’s two committed players going in 50-50 on a wet pitch,” he said.

“He clearly got the ball first.

“But the referee made a quick decision. It’s changed the outcome of the game.”

 

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