Bolton Wanderers’ Dapo Afolayan faces three game ban for Lincoln elbow

DAPO Afolayan faces a a few-match ban from the Football Affiliation for an alleged deliberate elbow in Friday night’s 1-1 attract at Lincoln Metropolis.

The Wanderers striker has right until New Year’s Day to react to the demand of violent conduct just after an incident involving Imps midfielder Lasse Sorensen in the 57th moment of the activity, soon prior to Eoin Toal’s equalising objective.

Afolayan is alleged to have swung an elbow at the Lincoln player in the develop up to a corner, an incident that was not spotted by match referee Geoff Eltringham.

The FA, by way of their FA Spokesperson Twitter account, issued the following assertion: “Bolton Wanderers FC’s Oladapo Afolayan has been billed with a breach of FA Rule E1.1 following the EFL League Just one fixture towards Lincoln Town FC on Friday 30 December 2022.

“It is alleged that the forward’s conduct during the 57th minute of the fixture constituted violent perform.

“He has till Sunday 1 January 2023 to offer a reaction.”