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WHITFIELD BANNED FOR THREE GAMES

3 April 2017

Ben Whitfield will serve a three-match ban after being sent off for violent conduct in Town’s defeat to Carlisle United.

With the score at 1-0 to the Cumbrians, the Bournemouth loanee was alleged to have led with his elbow in an aerial challenge with Tom Miller and subsequently saw red from referee Trevor Kettle.


A minute later, Carlisle’s Reggie Lambe netted the visitors' second with help from the post to conclude the scoring.


Whitfield will miss the Glovers’ matches against Portsmouth, Newport County and Crewe Alexandra, and will return in time for the final three fixtures of the 2016/17 Sky Bet League Two campaign.


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