Brown suspended for two matches

The Canadian Soccer Association announced today that Impact Montréal forward Roberto Brown will serve a two-game suspension in the 2010 Nutrilite Canadian Championship. The suspension and a $1,500 fine was imposed for his conduct in the 28 April 2010 match between the Impact and Toronto FC.

The Canadian Soccer Association announced today that Impact Montréal forward Roberto Brown will serve a two-game suspension in the 2010 Nutrilite Canadian Championship. The suspension and a $1,500 fine was imposed for his conduct in the 28 April 2010 match between the Impact and Toronto FC.



Brown was shown a red card for violent conduct in the 35th minute of the 28 April match. Brown will miss the 5 May match against Whitecaps FC in Vancouver and the 12 May match against Toronto FC in Montréal.



The 2010 Nutrilite Canadian Championship runs six consecutive Wednesday nights from 28 April to 2 June. All six matches will be broadcast on Rogers Sportsnet East and Rogers Sportsnet West. The three Canadian professional teams – Impact Montréal, Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC – are competing for a spot in 2010-11 CONCACAF Champions League.

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