The independent Match Review Panel (MRP) - consisting of Simon Micallef (Chair), Alan Contini and Alan Davidson – convened on Monday, 13 January 2020 to consider an incident involving Marco Kurz (Melbourne Victory – Team Official) (Kurz) in or around the 100th minute of Melbourne Victory’s Hyundai A-League Round 14 Match against Central Coast Mariners on Sunday, 12 January 2020.
The MRP has the authority to consider the incident as Kurz was issued with a direct Red Card by the Referee.
The MRP determined that Kurz had committed the offence of “Use of offensive, insulting or abusive language and/or gestures against a Match Official”. The MRP confirmed that Kurz will serve a suspension of one (1) Hyundai A-League match, being the minimum sanction for the offence.
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