Maikel Kieftenbeld: Birmingham City win appeal against midfielder's sending off

Maikel Kieftenbeld
Maikel Kieftenbeld came on as a half-time substitute before being sent off in the 80th minute

Birmingham City have won their appeal against Maikel Kieftenbeld's red card in Saturday's win over Bristol City.

The 27-year-old Dutch midfielder was sent off in the 80th minute of Blues' 2-1 win for a tackle on Callum O'Dowda.

Speaking after the game Birmingham manager Harry Redknapp called the decision "diabolical" and "terrible".

Kieftenbeld, who would have faced a three-match suspension, will now be available to feature in Tuesday's game with Bolton.

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