West Brom striker Brandon Thomas-Asante handed three-match retrospective ban for Chesterfield incident
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Video footage appeared to show the forward swing an elbow in the direction of Jeff King late on in the game. With King off the pitch receiving treatment, Thomas-Asante headed in a 93rd minute equaliser to make it 3-3 and force a third round replay.
The incident was missed during the match by referee Rebecca Welch and her officials but was highlighted on Match of the Day.
According to the Birmingham County Football Association website, Asante has been given a three-match suspension, which means he will miss the replay at The Hawthorns next Tuesday. He will also be unavailable for Albion’s league matches against Luton Town and Burnley.
Speaking before the ban came to light, Spireites assistant manager, Danny Webb, said the incident was a ‘shame’ because it denied them a place in the fourth round.