Walton cleared over Hemsworth tunnel rumpus

Liversedge striker Joe Walton

Star Liversedge striker Joe Walton has been cleared by the FA of all charges relating to the rumpus in the tunnel following his side’s 2-1 defeat at Hemsworth Miners Welfare back in November.

Walton was involved in a tete-a-tete with the match officials outside their dressing room, seconds after he has been shown a red card after the final whistle. Super ‘Sedge had just beaten in the last minute by Sidney Santos’ goal.

He served a three-match ban for the red card, but faced a lengthier suspension over the exchanges in the tunnel. ‘Sedge fought the charges and won the argument.

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