Football Language: Dismissal
The verb to dismiss means to fire someone and in football it can be used when a manager is fired but also when a player is sent off. So, when a player is sent off we can say that he or she has been dismissed that they have to leave the game, while the noun form of this verb is dismissal. A player can be dismissed for many offences including violent conduct or serious foul play, while a dismissal can also occur when a player receives two yellow cards.
Example: ‘Man Utd boss avoids further punishment after dismissal‘ (BBC.co.uk 25th September, 2017).