Has a footballer ever punched the referee?

Has a footballer ever punched the referee?

A footballer, who punched a referee and left him bleeding after being sent off, is banned for 10 YEARS following a London FA hearing at the weekend. The act of violence came after the official handed a Sporting Club de Mundial player a red card in London last month.

Who punched the referee?

Paul Halloran
Paul Halloran punched a referee in the face during the game. Paul Halloran, a junior hockey player, is facing a lifetime ban after he sucker-punched a referee in the face during a U.S. Premier Hockey League game on Sunday, prompting action to be taken.

What happens if you push a referee?

Professional footballers will now get booked or sent off for touching or confronting a referee. FOOTBALLERS will now get booked or sent off if they touch a referee on the shoulder or abuse them verbally after a new set of rules was brought in to protect officials.

Has anyone ever attacked a ref?

Paul Pierce Accidentally Punches Ref Frankly, I’m surprised this doesn’t happen more often. You have to look before you celebrate.

What happens if you assault a referee?

Any Player, Coach, Team Official or Team Spectator committing or attempting to commit a referee ASSAULT is automatically suspended for one (1) year from the time of the assault. If serious injuries are inflicted then the MINIMUM suspension shall be for five (5) years.

Are you allowed to touch a ref?

Not only is this touching allowed, its actively encouraged. Give the referee a friendly greeting at the start of the match and a sportsmanlike “gg” after the match. Fist bumps are welcome too, and more sanitary.

What happens if a soccer player hits the referee?

If a soccer ball hits the referee during a soccer game, match play will be halted in the vast majority of cases, with the team last in possession awarded what is called a drop ball.

Can a football referee be sent off?

Team officials such as managers and coaches are not subject to the cautionable and sending-off offences listed above, as these apply only to players, substitutes, and substituted players. However, according to Law 5 the referee can caution or dismiss team officials from their technical areas and immediate surroundings.