Southend United's Ryan Cresswell fuming with red card at Accrington Stanley

Ryan Cresswell trudges off after being shown a red card

Ryan Cresswell trudges off after being shown a red card

First published in Sport
Last updated
by

BLUES centre-back Ryan Cresswell was fuming with himself after being sent off during the second half of his side’s 1-1 draw at Accrington Stanley on Saturday.

Cresswell was sent off in the 64th minute after a clash with Stanley striker James Gray.

And he was disappointed by his dismissal.

“Looking back at the sending off I’m absolutely gutted and fuming with myself,” said Cresswell.

“It shouldn’t have happened and I let emotion take over.

“I’m disappointed in myself for letting that happen.

“The lads did class though and all credit to them and the fans who made the long journey.”

Cresswell will now serve a three match suspension and will miss Blues’ games against Cheltenham, Northampton and Leyton Orient.

But Southend manager Paul Sturrock also hinted that Gray should have been sent off for his part in the tussle.

“Ryan raised his hands and you can’t do that in the modern day so it was disappointing but he was elbowed by his lad first and he didn’t even get booked,” said the Blues boss.

Comments

Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree