TAMPA, Fla. – The following is the USL’s discipline report for Week 24 of the 2017 United Soccer League season:
Orlando City B midfielder Pierre Da Silva has been suspended for one game after review by the Independent Discipline Panel of his challenge which was originally ruled a yellow card against Bethlehem Steel FC last Thursday. Da Silva will be suspended for Orlando’s game against the Richmond Kickers on Sept. 7.
Orange County SC’s Sola Abolaji has been suspended for one game following his ejection for a deliberate handball against Reno 1868 FC this past Saturday. Abolaji will be suspended for Wednesday night’s game against Phoenix Rising FC.
Rio Grande Valley FC’s Ivan Magalhaes was suspended for one game for his red card on Aug. 30 against the Portland Timbers 2. The Toros defender served his suspension this past Sunday as the side faced the LA Galaxy II.
Six players have been suspended for caution accumulation in the upcoming week, with San Antonio FC’s Sebastien Ibeagha, Cesar Elizondo and Kris Tyrpak all ineligible for Saturday’s game against the LA Galaxy II.
Also suspended for one game are Reno 1868 FC’s Jordan Murrell on Wednesday night against the LA Galaxy II, the Rochester Rhinos’ Wall Fall on Saturday against Ottawa Fury FC, and the Swope Park Rangers’ Lebo Moloto on Saturday against Orange County SC.
Bethlehem Steel FC’s Auston Trusty, the Charlotte Independence’s Enzo Martinez, Reno 1868 FC’s Lindo Mfeka, the Swope Park Rangers’ Liam Doyle and Tulsa Roughnecks FC’s Jorge Luis Corrales are no longer on caution accumulation warning, having had one caution removed under the USL’s Good Behavior incentive to place them on three cautions for the season.
The following 35 players enter their upcoming matches one caution away from a yellow card accumulation suspension. A fifth caution would result in a one-game suspension and undisclosed fine. Here is the breakdown per club:
Bethlehem Steel FC (4): Anthony Fontana, Matthew Real, Seku Conneh, Giliano Wijnaldum
Charleston Battery (1): Taylor Mueller
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (2): Josh Phillips, Tae-Seong Kim
FC Cincinnati (1): Sem de Wit
Harrisburg City Islanders (2): Abbas Mohammed, Mouhamed Dabo
Louisville City FC (2): George Davis IV, Paco Craig
New York Red Bulls II (2): David Abidor, Andrew Tinari
OKC Energy FC (1): Mickey Daly
Orlando City B (2): Seb Hines, Fernando Timbo
Ottawa Fury FC (1): Sergio Manesio
Phoenix Rising FC (5): JJ Greer, Didier Drogba, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Kody Wakasa, Omar Bravo
Pittsburgh Riverhounds (3): Tobi Adewole, Danny Earls, Jamal Jack
Real Monarchs SLC (2): Michael Gallagher, Kyle Curinga
Saint Louis FC (2): Austin Ledbetter, Ivan Mirkovic
San Antonio FC (1): Mark O’Ojong
Tampa Bay Rowdies (1): Keith Savage
Toronto FC II (1): Liam Fraser
Tulsa Roughnecks FC (1): Collin Fernandez
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 (1): Francis de Vries
The following are one caution away from a yellow card accumulation suspension for receiving an eighth caution, which would result in a one-game suspension and undisclosed fine:
Harrisburg City Islanders (1): Tiago Calvano
LA Galaxy II (1): Alejandro Covarrubias
Orlando City B (2): Richie Laryea, Zach Ellis-Hayden
Saint Louis FC (1): Konrad Plewa
San Antonio FC (1): Stephen McCarthy
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 (1): David Norman Jr.