Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Two-game suspension for Red Bull Rojas [VIDEO]
May 21st, 2009 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS] New York Red Bulls midfielder Jorge Rojas was fined $1,000 and suspended for one game, in addition to the automatic one-game red-card suspension, for an "egregious offense" and failure to leave the field in a timely and orderly manner after being issued a red card in the May 16 game vs. the Houston Dynamo.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee also fined Real Salt Lake defender Ian Joy $500 for inappropriate comments directed at the officiating crew at halftime of Real Salt Lake's against the Kansas City Wizards May 16.

In Rojas' case, the Disciplinary Committee reviewed the play and concluded that the contact by Rojas to the head of Dynamo midfielder Brian Mullan was egregious and endangered the safety of the opponent.

Rojas will serve the two-game suspension for the Red Bulls games vs. the Chicago Fire on May 24 and Colorado Rapids on May 30.

VIDEO of Rojas' red card offense.

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Bill Peterson    
"I don't think what's being called 'free agency' is very advantageous for the players. You look ...
MLS Trade Central: Team-by-team offseason moves    
MLS clubs spent the week putting the final touches on their rosters ahead of their Week ...
National networks step up MLS coverage    
MLS begins a new eight-year agreement with dedicated time slots on three networks. Friday's LA Galaxy-Chicago ...
Video Pick: Chelsea star injured without playing     
Chelsea defender Nemanja Matic was suspended for its English League Cup final win over Tottenham last ...
Josh Perez spurs big win for U.S. U-17s     
The USA can clinch a spot at the 2015 World Cup with a win in its ...
Top 10 new reasons why to get excited about MLS    
The Major League Soccer kicks off its new season this weekend. There's a lot to get ...
What They're Saying: Danny Cruz    
"This wasn't an easy decision. It's the hardest thing I've ever had to do in my ...
id2 all-stars tie, lose in first matches in Buenos Aires    
The id2 all-stars, U.S. Club Soccer's touring under-14 selection, played to a 3-3 tie with Velez ...
Moreno scores in Tijuana's Copa MX victory    
U.S. U-20 forward Amando Moreno has yet to play for Tijuana in its charge to the ...
Former MLS players dominate MLS coaching ranks    
The first 19 MLS titles have been won by 12 coaches. Six of the 20 current ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives