Brighton striker Tomer Hemed has come out with a bizarre statement after being found guilty of violent conduct following a stamp on NUFC’s DeAndre Yedlin last weekend, continuing to claim he is innocent – sparking some shameless comments from Brighton fans who’ve jumped to his defence.
The Israeli forward appealed the decision, but has see that rejected, meaning he will serve a 3-match ban after the FA reviewed the incident that took place in the game at the Amex last Sunday.
Yedlin and Hemed had a few comings together before the incident – which only adds fuel to the fire – and the Brighton striker also appeared to look beneath him before stamping on the back of the American’s calf.
Here’s what Hemed has said following confirmation of his ban:
— Tomer Hemed (@tomerhemed10) September 27, 2017
Brighton fans have since jumped in to defend Hemed, sending a series of fairly shameless comments in support of the Israeli striker – despite him being proven guilty of violent conduct by the FA:
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