Ikeme apologises for red card, slams ‘diver’ Hoolahan

Carl Ikeme of Wolves
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The 30-year-old was unhappy with the midfielder’s conduct as his side bowed at the Carrow Road to the Canaries

Wolverhampton Wanderers Carl Ikeme has apologised for getting sent off in Saturday's 3-1 defeat to Norwich City at Carrow Road.

Ikeme was shown a straight red card in the 72nd minute by referee David Coote for pushing Wes Hoolahan in the chest after the Ireland international had won a penalty – by falling to the ground under very little challenge.

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And although the Nigeria international did not raise eyebrow for being sent off, he insists the foul was merely a misjudgement.