The independent Match Review Panel (MRP) - consisting of Simon Micallef (Chair), Alan Contini and Alan Davidson - reconvened today (Tues) to consider a Citation Incident involving Matt Simon of Sydney FC (the Player) which arose in or around the 42nd minute of Sydney FC’s Round 12 Hyundai A-League Match against Central Coast Mariners on Saturday 26 December 2015.
The Player was cited by the MRP in accordance with the Hyundai A-League Disciplinary Regulations (Regulations).
In reviewing the Citation Incident during this afternoon’s meeting, the MRP took into consideration all of the available evidence, including the submissions lodged by Sydney FC on behalf of the Player.
The MRP determined that the Player committed the offence of R6 – Serious unsporting conduct against Jake McGing.
The MRP confirmed that the Player will serve a suspension of one (1) Hyundai A-League match, being the minimum sanction for the offence.