Date: 29th January 2009 at 8:08pm
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Chester City player Laurence Wilson has been handed a three game suspension following his dismissal against Port Vale on Tuesday night.

The 22-year-old defender was shown a straight red card by Birmingham referee Andy Hall, following a rash challenge on Vale striker Steve Thompson.

Another City player who will be banned following the controversial match at Vale Park is young midfield player Glenn Rule, who was dismissed for the second time this season, 90 seconds after Wilson. Rule now faces a two match ban after picking up a brace of yellow cards.

To add to manager Mark Wright`s selection problems as he prepares for this weekend`s match against high-flying Gillingham, at the Deva Stadium, French midfield player Damien Mozika`s hamstring injury will continue to rule him out, whilst defender Shaun Kelly will still be missing because of a knee injury.

Reflecting on the double dismissal, Wright said: “The challenge by Laurence Wilson was a disgrace, he cost the boys the game, after they had run around on a hard night on a big pitch.

“Laurence Wilson cost us dearly, that boy has got so much talent in his locker, and yet he doesn`t always perform, and when he does perform, he gets dictated to. I thought it was a sending off, I can`t argue or do anything about it.”