MLS Disciplinary Committee bans NE's Rowe for one game

Kelyn Rowe - March 31, 2012

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New England Revolution rookie Kelyn Rowe is the latest player to run afoul of the MLS Disciplinary Committee, picking up a one-game suspension and undisclosed fine for endangering the safety of New York ‘keeper Ryan Meara over the weekend.

Rowe, in pursuit of an 87th-minute through ball from Shalrie Joseph, got to the play a step after Meara and made no attempt to pull out of the challenge. He ended up clipping Meara in the head with his right leg before going down in a heap. The Revs eventually won 2-0.

Rowe is the second Revs player to be suspended this season. Joseph missed one game back in April for a tackle on FC Dallas playmaker Ricardo Villar that knocked the Brazilian out for several months.

Fines collected will be donated to the charitable partners of MLS W.O.R.K.S. and the MLS Players Union.

Kelyn Rowe fouls Ryan Meara