The centre-forward had scored the only goal of the game when he went in for a challenge with Julian Borner midway through the second half. There appeared to be minimal contact between the pair after the challenge but in the eyes of a well-placed Darren Bond, it was worthy of a straight red card which would have meant Smith missed Saturday’s game at Brentford, plus matches at Luton Town and at home to relegation rivals Coventry City.
The Owls equalised through a Matthew Olosunde own goal but Rotherham won the game with a goal from substitute centre-forward Freddie Ladapo in the seventh added minute.
“Smith’s three-match suspension has been removed by an independent Regulatory Commission following a successful claim of wrongful dismissal,” said a Millers statement.
“The club collated footage of the incident to be considered for an appeal of wrongful dismissal and submitted the claim on Thursday morning.
“The three-match ban that Smith was set to serve as a result of the incident will now no longer be imposed, making him available for selection for Rotherham United’s trip to Brentford this weekend.”
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