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MLS Disciplinary Committee Suspends and Fines Chicago Fire Defender Wells Thompson

April 25, 2013 - Major League Soccer (MLS) News Release

NEW YORK (April 25, 2013) - The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended Chicago Fire defender Wells Thompson one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for a reckless challenge that endangered the safety of his opponent, Columbus Crew midfielder AgustÃ-n Viana in the 12th minute of their April 20 match. Thompson was issued a yellow card on the play, and the Committee unanimously determined that additional sanction was warranted. (VIDEO)

Thompson will serve his suspension this Saturday when the Fire travel to face the Montreal Impact.

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