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Sport USL's San Diego Loyal forfeit game in protest over alleged homophobic slur

14:25  01 october  2020
14:25  01 october  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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San Diego released a statement following the announcement that they plan to formally forfeit the game in protest , to escalate the With Los Dos set to play three more regular-season games and perhaps the playoffs beyond that if they qualify, Ontiveros is unlikely to play again for the club this year.

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(Reuters) - San Diego Loyal walked off the field halfway through their USL Championship match against Phoenix Rising after an alleged homophobic slur was directed at their openly-gay midfielder Collin Martin.

The incident occurred at the end of the first half with Loyal leading 3-1, resulting in a heated argument between the managers of the two teams. The San Diego players emerged for the second half but took a knee and then left the field.

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Loyal last week forfeited a match against LA Galaxy II after a racial slur was directed at midfielder Elijah Martin by Omar Ontiveros, who has since been suspended by the league. Galaxy have since mutually agreed to part ways with the defender.

"We went through a really hard incident last week and we made a vow to ourselves, to our community, to our players, to the club, to USL that we would not stand for bigotry, homophobic slurs, things that don't belong in our game," Loyal manager Landon Donovan said.

"Last week our one regret was we should have done something in the moment when Elijah was racially abused. That was our regret. I wish we had done something.

"...Our guys, to their credit, said we were not going to stand for this. They were clear in that moment that they were giving up all hopes of making the playoffs, even though they were beating one of the best teams in the league."

Rising midfielder Junior Flemmings said in a statement on Twitter that he was the player accused but labelled the accusations false.

"At no point did I say a homophobic slur towards Collin Martin. I do not know Collin personally, but I respect all of my opponents equally, Collin included," Flemmings said. "I stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ movement."

The USL, which is the country's second-tier competition below Major League Soccer, said it was aware of the incident and would investigate the matter.

(Reporting by Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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