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Deaf footballer back in the game

Craig Beech - given the go ahead to play football again despite ref's ruling Credit: ITV, Yorkshire

A deaf footballer who was given the red card for wearing hearing aids during a game has been told he can now continue to play by the FA.

Craig Beech from Rotherham was told by the referee he couldn't continue playing in the Sunday league match for safety reasons whilst wearing the devices.

Team mates of Craig's, were so angry at the decision they abandoned their game in protest. And the matter was referred to the Football Association.

Craig Beech - practising his skills ahead of his next game Credit: ITV Yorkshire