Pain in Italy

Video: Serie A ref knocked out by powerful strike

Italian Official gets smacked upside the head

During yesterday’s 1-1 draw between Lazio and Torni, brilliantly-named referee Massimiliano Saccani found was given an excellent reason to avoid standing between [...]

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Bad behaviour

Nineteen players sent off in Spanish match!

If you thought English referees were trigger happy…

If our knowledge of the FIFA rulebook is accurate, a match is abandoned if a team has less than eight players remaining on the field. Two lowly Spanish sides, however, recently threw caution (and punches) to the wind by having nineteen players cumulatively sent off on matchday.

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