The Football Association released the following statement at 19:00 GMT on Sunday...
"Ashley Young will be suspended for Manchester United’s next three matches.
"He accepted a violent conduct charge following an off-the-ball incident during yesterday's game against Southampton, but argued the suspension was excessive. This was rejected by a Regulatory Commission."
Young will miss the New Year's Day trip to Everton, the Emirates FA Cup tie at home to Derby County on Friday and the Premier League visit of Stoke City on 15 January