Carlisle United said justice has been done after Gime Toure's debut red card was overturned.

A Football Association panel yesterday ruled that the French forward's dismissal against Fleetwood should not stand.

It means Toure will no longer face a three-match ban which would have applied to future EFL Trophy games.

The attacker, who scored in United's 3-1 defeat, kicked out in frustration after a free-kick decision had gone against him.

Ref Ben Speedie showed the 26-year-old a straight red card, with the suggestion Toure had kicked at opponent Wes Burns as the Fleetwood man lay on the floow.

United stressed this had not been the case in the evidence they submitted to the FA.

Speaking after the ban was overturned, boss Chris Beech said: “We lodged the appeal because it was clear that Gime had absolutely no thought in his mind of kicking out at the player.

“We’re really pleased that the panel have also seen that, and that the red card has subsequently been chalked off.

"It’s one we can move on from as we now keep our full focus on the Carabao Cup game [against Oldham] at the weekend.”