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Jones red card decision is upheld

Billy Jones
Jones joined Crewe from Exeter in May 2007

Crewe Alexandra have failed in their bid to get the red card shown to Billy Jones in Friday's 2-0 defeat at Tranmere Rovers rescinded.

The FA disciplinary commission ruled in a hearing on Tuesday that Jones intentionally impeded Rovers' Bas Savage at Prenton Park.

The 25-year-old will now serve a one-match ban, causing him to miss Tuesday's game with Peterborough.

It is the first red card of the former Exeter full-back's career.

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