Outcome of independent Match Review Panel - Week 17 midweek

The independent Match Review Panel (MRP) - consisting of Barry Such (Chair), Simon Micallef and Alan Davidson - convened to consider the following incidents from Week 17 midweek fixture of the Hyundai A-League.

The independent Match Review Panel (MRP) - consisting of Barry Such (Chair), Simon Micallef and Alan Davidson - convened to consider the following incidents from Week 17 midweek fixture of the Hyundai A-League:

The incident involving Jobe Wheelhouse (Newcastle Jets) in or around the 8th minute of Newcastle Jet-s match against Melbourne Heart on Wednesday night. The MRP has the authority to consider the incident as the player was issued with a direct red card. The MRP found that Jobe Wheelhouse had committed an offence, namely Assault on a Player (eg Violent Conduct when not challenging for the ball) and has proposed a sanction of two (2) matches which is the minimum for this offence under the Hyundai A-League Disciplinary Regulations.

The Newcastle Jets have until 12.00pm (AEDT) tomorrow, 10 December, 2010, to accept the proposed sanction or refer the matter to a hearing by the FFA Disciplinary Committee.