Football NewsPortland Thorns punished for ‘frivolous’ appeal against Smith red card
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Portland Thorns Face Harsh Penalty Despite Sophia Smith’s Red Card Appeal

The Portland Thorns have faced additional consequences following their appeal of Sophia Smith’s red card against the North Carolina Courage. The team has been dealt a blow, losing a $10,000 bond and forfeiting their right to appeal suspensions until 2025. However, there is a silver lining as Smith will be available to play in the next game. This latest development adds a twist to the ongoing saga in the world of football news.