USL Suspends Phoenix Rising’s Junior Flemmings for Using Anti-LGBTQ Slur in Game

USL Suspends Phoenix Rising's Junior Flemmings for Using Anti-LGBTQ Slur in Game

The USL Championship handed Phoenix Rising’s Junior Flemmings a six-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for directing an anti-LGBTQ slur at San Diego Loyal midfielder Collin Martin during last Wednesday’s game.

Flemmings’s suspension covers the entirety of the 2020 USL Championship playoffs. Per the player’s contract, Flemmings could also be subject to additional discipline from Phoenix Rising FC and remains on administrative leave. 

The incident occurred at Torero Stadium in the first half of the match and resulted in the Loyal walking off the pitch in protest

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