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Toronto FC midfielder Jackson and Chivas USA midfielder Reo-Coker Suspended Following September 21 Incident
NEW YORK (September 26, 2014) – Toronto FC midfielder Jackson was issued a red card for violent conduct towards Chivas USA midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker in the 66th minute of their team’s game on September 21 and has been suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed amount by the MLS Disciplinary Committee (VIDEO). Reo-Coker was issued a red card in the same incident, however, the Committee has ruled that the player’s actions did not constitute violent conduct and he will serve a one-game suspension and has been fined an undisclosed amount. Reo-Coker was also found to be in violation of the League’s policy regarding hands to the face/head of an opponent and has been fined.