West Ham have appealed Carlton Cole's red card earned in Saturday's home defeat by Everton, the Football Association has confirmed.

Cole was dismissed by referee Anthony Taylor for a high challenge on Leighton Baines in the second half as the Hammers were beaten 2-1 by Everton at Upton Park.

West Ham next travel to Reading on December 29, with the hearing set for Cole's appeal scheduled for two days earlier.

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