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Archibald-Henville's four match ban won't be appealed

Troy Archibald-Henville has been given a four match ban Credit: Carlisle United Football Club

Carlisle United will not appeal against the four match ban handed out to defender Troy Archibald-Henville at the weekend.

He was sent off after an injury time incident in their 1-0 victory against Dagenham and Redbridge.

As it's his second red card of the season, he has been banned for four matches and will play no further part in Carlisle's relegation battle at the bottom of League Two.

The club had considered appealing but said the footage of the incident was "too inconclusive."


Carlisle United hopeful of avoiding relegation

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Carlisle United took a massive step towards saving themselves from relegation from the football league on Saturday with a one nil win over Dagenham and Redbridge.

The man who scored the winner, on loan midfielder told reporters it was the most important goal of his career.

"I would say it was the most important, yeah. Relegation would be the worst thing you could get on your CV. So, that goal is as massive for me, the club, the fans everyone involved with Carlisle."

– Jason Kennedy, Carlisle United

"The most important goal I've ever scored."

The only goal of Carlisle United's win was scored by on loan midfielder Jason Kennedy. He explained afterwards just what scoring a goal that could be pivotal in keeping United out of the conference meant to him.

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