MLS Disciplinary Committee announces warnings for Vancouver Whitecaps, Seattle Sounders

The MLS Disciplinary Committee announced warnings for both the Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders on Thursday after the teams violated the league’s mass confrontation policy in the 51st minute of their 2-2 draw on Saturday. (See video above.)

Both teams received an official warning for their first violations of the season.

Additionally, the committee fined Vancouver midfielder Pedro Morales and Seattle forward Chad Barrett an undisclosed amount for contact to the head of an opponent and escalating an incident, respectively.

MLS Commissioner Don Garber fined Toronto FC head coach Ryan Nelsen an undisclosed amount for public criticism after his team's 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City on May 23.


Week 12: Vancouver Whitecaps, Seattle Sounders warned for violating mass confrontation policy, Vancouver Whitecaps' Pedro Morales and Seattle Sounders' Chad Barrett fined

Week 11: D.C. United's Eddie Johnson, Portland Timbers' Alvas Powell suspended

Week 10: San Jose's Víctor Bernárdez suspended

Week 9: LA Galaxy's Rob Friend fined for embellishment

Week 8: D.C.'s Eddie Johnson fined for hands to the face; Vancouver's Paolo Tornaghi suspended for entering field

Week 7: Crew's Bernardo Añor fined for mass confrontation, Chivas USA's Wilmer Cabrera fined

Week 6: Crew's Giancarlo Gonzalez fined for embellishment

Week 5: D.C.'s Lewis Neal suspended, Revolution's Jay Heaps is fined

Week 4: Toronto's Steven Caldwell suspended; Colorado's Drew Moor fined

Week 3: Toronto's Jackson and Portland's Donovan Ricketts are suspended

Week 2: Seattle's Clint Dempsey, two other players suspended

Week 1: D.C.'s Luis Silva fined for simulation