Premier League - Sunderland appeal Sessegnon red

Sunderland have formerly lodged a claim for unfair dismissal following Stephane Sessegnon's red card at Aston Villa.

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Premier League - Sessegnon set to learn red card fate
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Sunderland's Stephane Sessegnon, (28) is shown a red card by refere Lee Probert for his challenge on Aston Villa's Yacouba Sylla (PA)

The 28-year-old Benin international will have his case heard by an independent regulatory commission on Wednesday afternoon.

Sessegnon was sent off by referee Lee Probert during the 6-1 Premier League defeat at Villa Park for a foul on Yacoub Sylla with 21 minutes remaining.

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