Sydney FC Statement Regarding Joel Griffiths

Sydney FC Chief Executive Officer Tony Pignata has made the following statement regarding the Match Review Panel (MRP) decision to suspended Joel Griffiths for three (3) matches.

Sydney FC Chief Executive Officer Tony Pignata has made the following statement regarding the Match Review Panel (MRP) decision to suspended Joel Griffiths for three (3) matches.

“Sydney FC is disappointed with what happened late in the game last weekend against Melbourne Victory that has led to Joel Griffiths receiving a three-match suspension,” Mr Pignata said.

“Sydney FC prides itself on setting standards in community behaviour and we expect our players to uphold those standards and set a good example.

“Joel has shown remorse for what happened and Sydney FC will consider its options in relation to appealing the severity of the suspension.

“Sydney FC will be making no further comment on the issue until a decision has been made regarding any possible appeal, which must be actioned by 12.00pm on Monday (4 February).”