Muscat and O'Donovan cited

Wellington Phoenix defender Manny Muscat and Central Coast Mariners striker Roy O'Donovan have been cited following Thursday night's Hyundai A-League match between the two sides in Gosford.

The independent Match Review Panel (MRP) – consisting of Simon Micallef (Chair), Alan Davidson and Alan Contini – convened to consider an incident involving Manny Muscat (Wellington Phoenix) which arose in or around the 58th minute of Wellington Phoenix’s Round 13 Hyundai A-League Match against Central Coast Mariners on Thursday, 31 December 2015.

The Player has been cited for the incident and a show cause notice has been issued (the Notice).

The Player has until 12:00pm (noon) AEDT on Tuesday, 5 January 2016 to make submissions in response to the Notice.

The MRP will reconvene tomorrow afternoon to consider the Citation Incident and any submissions filed by the Player.

Roy O’Donovan (Central Coast Mariners) has been cited by FFA under clause 9.40 (Obvious Error – FFA Citations) of the Hyundai A-League Disciplinary Regulations for an incident which arose in or around the 58th minute of the Central Coast Mariners’ Round 13 Hyundai A-League Match against Wellington Phoenix on Thursday, 31 December 2015. 

The matter has been referred to a Disciplinary Committee hearing, scheduled to occur in Sydney at FFA’s offices commencing at 4:30pm AEDT on Wednesday, 6 January 2016.