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Sky Blue suspends Coach Ian Sawyers
May 27th, 2009 7AM



[WPS] Sky Blue FC, Women's Professional Soccer's New Jersey franchise, has suspended its head coach and general manager, Ian Sawyers. Assistant coach Kelly Lindsey was in charge in its 2-1 loss to the Washington Freedom on Saturday.

In a statement released hours before Saturday's game, Thomas Hofstetter, chief executive officer and president of Sky Blue Soccer, said:

"Differences have arisen between Ian and the ownership of the organization. We are working through this matter as professionally as possible and will have further information available sometime next week."

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