Hull City has confirmed that it has appealed the red card given to Tom Huddlestone in their 4-0 Premier League defeat against Everton.

Huddlestone was sent off by referee Paul Tierney in the 73rd minute of the game after an unfortunate tackle against the Toffees’ Idrissa Gana Gueye. He made a quick sliding tackle into the left leg of Gueye.

This resulted in the fifth red card given to a Hull player in a match in all competitions in the 2016/17 campaign following previous suspensions for Sam Clucas, Jake Livermore, Dieumerci Mbokani and Ahmed Elmohamady.

Should the FA decide to reject the appeal, he will miss the side’s next three Premier League games against West Ham, Middlesbrough and Manchester City at the beginning of April.

This would potentially impact the performances of the side as Huddlestone has played 34 times for the side this season, the most appearances of any Hull player.

A decision should be made by the end of March.