Milligan suspension

Monday, 24 December 2012 5:10 PM

Milligan suspension

Mark Milligan has been handed a suspension following the Match Review Panel's review of the Melbourne Derby.

The independent Match Review Panel (MRP) - consisting of Simon Micallef (Chair), Alan Davidson and Alan Contini - convened to consider the following incident from Round 12 of the Hyundai A-League:

"The incident involving Mark Milligan (Melbourne Victory) in or around the 14th minute of Melbourne Victory’s game against Melbourne Heart on Saturday evening.
The MRP has the authority to consider the incident pursuant to clause 9.1(c)(i) of the Regulations. In reviewing the incident during this afternoon’s meeting, the MRP took into consideration submissions lodged by Melbourne Victory.

The MRP determined that the Player had committed the offence of "Assault on a Player (e.g. violent conduct when not challenging for the ball)" against Jonatan Germano and proposed a sanction of the Mandatory Match Suspension plus one (1) addition Match. This is the minimum sanction for such an offence under the A-League Disciplinary Regulations."

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