The MLS Disciplinary Committee announced on Tuesday that New England Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones has been fined an undisclosed amount for violating the league’s policy regarding hands to the head/face/neck of an opponent, and for instigating/escalating an incident between the teams at the end of New England’s 2-1 win over the New York Red Bulls on Saturday (video above).
Red Bulls forward Anatole Abang was also fined an undisclosed amount for escalating the incident, as was Revolution goalkeepers coach Remi Roy for his involvement in the situation. The Disciplinary Committee found that both New England and New York violated the league's Mass Confrontation Policy at the end of the match.
In addition, Vancouver Whitecaps FC were also found in violation of the Mass Confrontation Policy in the 29th minute of their 0-0 draw with the Portland Timbers on Saturday.
2015 MLS DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE DECISIONS:
Week 9: Jones, Abang fined as New England, New York, Vancouver found in violation of Mass Confrontation Policy
Week 4: Fred, Moore suspended and fined