The FA has not yet thought as far as the nature of Rooney's appeal, having spent the time since Tuesday studying Uefa's five-page judgement on the case. However, taking Rooney to Uefa's headquarters in Nyon may well play in the FA's favour and they have not dismissed it as an option. The player himself appears to be in the right frame of mind to plead his case, Moncler jackets, cheap moncler vest, moncler boots 2011 outlet.
He has already conceded that his kick out at Miodrag Dzudovic in the last Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro was "stupid". Speaking for the first time about the ban this week, Rooney said that it was "a bit harsh" but that it was also his own fault and that he did not feel in a position to complain. There was no accommodation for submissions in person when the original judgement was made but the FA have that option this time for the appeal.
The FA has clarified the appeal process with Uefa and been told that it will have prior warning if Uefa is minded to increase Rooney's punishment. In other words, if Uefa decides to "cross-appeal" the FA's appeal then the latter will be warned first and will withdraw their original appeal to avoid the punishment being increased.
The FA has also gone to the lengths of bringing in an outside law firm to help frame the argument that Rooney's ban should be reduced. So far the situation has been managed by the in-house lawyers in the FA's governance and compliance department.
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There are few recent cases that bear close similarities to Rooney's current situation. Franck Ribéry failed in his appeal to Uefa against a three-match ban for a red card in the Champions League semi-final first-leg game while playing for Bayern Munich against Lyons last year. On that occasion, Ribéry was sent off for a studs-up tackle on Lisandro Lopez that was a lot more dangerous than Rooney's petulant kick-out at Moncler bags outlet, buy cheap moncler 2011 new bags.