The incident followed a similar walkout by Loyals last week when Elijah Martin alleged he was racially abused by LA Galaxy II defender Omar Ontiveros, who has been suspended by the league and released by the club.
“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 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.”
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