Sydney FC defender awaits his fate

November 20, 2013
By Darren Walton
Sydney FC defender Tiago Calvano broke down in tears on Wednesday night before receiving a stay of execution for making contact with A-League referee Peter Green.

In an extraordinary and unprecedented case, Calvano faced an anxious wait after an independent disciplinary committee opted to delay announcing the length of his suspension while he was already serving a two-match ban.

Calvano was rubbed out for striking Melbourne Victory star Archie Thompson in Sydney FC's 3-2 win ...

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