Found July 27, 2013 on Rumors and Rants:
PLAYERS: Jurgen Klinsmann
After being sent off in the 87th minute of the United States’ 3-1 win over Honduras during the semifinal of the 2013 Gold Cup, American manager Jurgen Klinsmann has been banned from the final of the tournament by CONCACAF’s disciplinary committee. Klinsmann was ejected during the semifinal “for showing dissent towards the referee by throwing the ball in a violent manner” which if you watched the game is a pretty ridiculous ruling. The decision cannot be appealed, so the U.S. will enter the match without its head coach. U.S. captain DaMarcus Beasley didn’t agree with the decision but doesn’t think it will impact the team that much, since Klinsmann will make sure his squad has a clear-cut plan entering its match with Panama on Sunday. During the incident in question, Beasley pursued the ball near the sideline late in the match and was clearly taken down and hit or bumped several times in the process but the match official made no call. Beasley and Klinsmann protested the lack of a fou...
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