Sheffield United to appeal red card

Lee Williamson is sent off by ref Dean Whitestone.
Lee Williamson is sent off by ref Dean Whitestone.
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SHEFFIELD UNITED are expected to appeal the red card Lee Williamson received during Saturday’s 3-0 defeat at Watford, The Star understands.

Sources close to the npower Championship club today confirmed manager Mick Adams wants the Football Association to review referee Dean Whitestone’s decision after describing it as harsh.

Williamson was sent-off for a challenge on Lloyd Doyley.

Striker Darius Henderson was also dismissed for two bookable offences at Vicarage Road and will miss this weekend’s Yorkshire derby with Leeds.