Leicester City will not appeal Jamie Vardy sending off against Wolves as striker starts three-match ban

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LEICESTER CITY have confirmed they will not appeal Jamie Vardy’s sending off against Wolves.

Vardy was shown a red card by referee Mike Dean for his reckless challenge on Wanderers defender Matt Doherty in the second half Saturday’s 2-0 win at the King Power.

Leicester City will not appeal Jamie Vardy red card against Wolves
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Jamie Vardy with a reckless challenge on Wolves defender Matt Doherty
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After just returning to action after his World Cup break, Vardy will serve a three-match ban and miss Saturday’s game at Southampton, the EFL Cup clash with Fleetwood and the trip to Liverpool.

The forward will available for selection for the Premier League game against Bournemouth on September 15.

It’s the third time the England striker has seen red in the top flight since the start of the 2015/16 campaign.

His absence will be a huge miss, especially against Jurgen Klopp’s side as Vardy has hit seven goals in his last five outings against the Kop.


Referee Mike Dean shows Jamie Vardy a straight red card for his challenge
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Jamie Vardy and Wes Morgan at Leicester racecourse with Chonburi, the winner of the Gallowgate Nursery Handicap
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Yesterday, Vardy spent a day at the races at the back of his mind knowing the club would not be challenging his dismissal.

The 31-year-old was accompanied by Foxes skipper Wes Morgan and watched on as Chonburi, owned by Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha won the Gallowgate Nursery Handicap.