How fans have reacted to Spurs star Heung Min Son having his ban overturned - Sheffield United News
How fans have reacted to Spurs star Heung Min Son having his ban overturned
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How fans have reacted to Spurs star Heung Min Son having his ban overturned

Spurs will have Heung Min Son available on Saturday after his ban was overturned today.

Son was sent off in the match with Everton at the weekend (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

Confirmed by Sky Sports, the decisions means the South Korean star is free to play against the Blades on Saturday.

The club had lodged an appeal last night in the hope of getting his ban overturned.

Son was shown a red at the weekend after bringing down Andre Gomes. There was little in the challenge, but Gomes suffered a serious injury off the back of it.


However, referee at the time, Martin Atkinson, opted to show Son the red card. The Spurs star was visibly upset at the injury he had caused. Subsequently, the decision split football fans and pundits once again and brought VAR into the fold once more.

Timely boost

The news around Heung Min Son is a massive boost for Spurs. Harry Kane is already struggling to be fit for the game with Chris Wilder’s men.

Son prepares to lunge in on Andre Gomes (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

Add this to the fact Spurs are not in their best form and having Son available, therefore, becomes vitally important.

He scored 12 Premier League goals last season. His speed and movement at the top end of the pitch will be a big worry for Sheffield United.

As a result of having his ban overturned, Son will be hoping to kick on and improve his form. In contrast to his excellent goal-scoring form last season, he has only managed two goals this term.

Furthermore, that slump in personal form has coincided with a drop in Spurs’ overall performances. As a result, Mauricio Pochettino’s men sit three points and five places behind the Blades.

Nothing new for Wilder

Let’s not fool ourselves here. Chris Wilder will have been preparing for a full strength Spurs outfit.

Chris Wilder will be preparing as normal for Spurs (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

The fact that Son is ready to play simply means his original plans won’t be affected.

However, the decision still caused plenty of reaction online. As a result, this Blades fan took to Twitter to voice her concerns…

Although the general consensus from the football world was that it’s the right decision…

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