TAMPA, Fla. – The following is the USL’s discipline report for Week 13 of the 2018 United Soccer League season:
Indy Eleven’s Jack McInerney has been suspended for two games following last Wednesday night’s game, with his one-game suspension for caution accumulation being supplemented by an additional game suspension for excessive physical contact against an opponent issued by the Independent Discipline Panel. McInerney will be unavailable for Indy’s games against ATL UTD 2 (6/9) and Toronto FC II (6/16).
Tampa Bay Rowdies midfielder Marcel Schäfer has been suspended for one game after an initial three-game suspension for his red card for violent conduct against ATL UTD 2 this past Saturday was reduced from three games by the Independent Discipline Panel. Both Schäfer and fellow Rowdies midfielder Joe Cole – who received his fifth yellow card of the season against Atlanta – will be unavailable for Tampa Bay’s game this Saturday with Nashville SC.
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC’s Marty Maybin has been suspended for one game after an initial three-game suspension for his red card for violent conduct against Las Vegas Lights FC this past Saturday was reduced from three games by the Independent Discipline Panel. Maybin will be unavailable for the Switchbacks’ game this Saturday against the Swope Park Rangers.
The Richmond Kickers’ Oscar Umar has been suspended for one game after his red card for serious foul play against Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC. Umar will be unavailable for the Kickers’ game this Saturday against the Charleston Battery.
Five players have been suspended for one game following their dismissals for two cautions in the past week’s action. ATL UTD 2’s Will Crain will be unavailable against Indy Eleven this Saturday, the Swope Park Rangers’ Bryam Rebellon will be unavailable against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC this Saturday, Tulsa Roughnecks FC’s Francisco Ugarte will be unavailable against Saint Louis FC this Saturday, while both Orange County SC’s Joe Amico and the LA Galaxy II’s Julian Büscher will be unavailable when their sides meet this Sunday.
Two additional players have been suspended for one game for caution accumulation in the past week’s action. Ottawa Fury FC’s Eddie Edward will be unavailable against North Carolina FC on June 13, while San Antonio FC’s Darnell King will be unavailable against Sacramento Republic FC on June 16.
San Antonio FC’s Pecka is no longer on caution accumulation warning, having had one caution removed under the USL’s Good Behavior incentive to place him on three cautions for the season.
The following players enter the 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:
ATL UTD 2 (1): Oliver Shannon
Charleston Battery (1): Jarad van Schaik
FC Cincinnati (1): Emmanuel Ledesma
Indy Eleven (1): Ayoze
Las Vegas Lights FC (3): Carlos Alvarez, Ricardo Ferriño, Miguel Garduno
OKC Energy FC (2): Richard Dixon, Christian Ibeagha
Orange County SC (1): Alex Crognale
Rio Grande Valley FC (1): Omar Ontiveros
Saint Louis FC (1): Jonathan Barden
San Antonio FC (1): Ryan Felix
Swope Park Rangers (2): Amer Didic, Wan Kuzain
Toronto FC II (1): Kyle Bjornethun
Tulsa Roughnecks FC (1): Ivan Mirkovic