BY RICHARD CAWLEY
Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett has confirmed he will appeal the sending off of Ben Thompson in last night’s 2-1 defeat to Charlton Athletic.
The on-loan Millwall midfielder was shown a straight red card by referee John Brooks for a 50-50 challenge on Lyle Taylor in stoppage time at Fratton Park.
If Thompson’s ban is upheld then it will rule him out for three games – meaning he will not be available until the December 29 game at Fleetwood Town.
Jackett said: “I had a good view of the red card, I thought it was a harsh one, I thought it was two committed players going in.
“They both went in equally hard, low and for the ball. I was surprised when the red card came out.
“I had a very good view of it, it was right in front of me, and we will be appealing”’