Spokane referee headbutted, punched at adult soccer game

ref-krem
(KREM News)

After a Spokane soccer referee issued a red card to a player for rough play, the player allegedly became enraged.

SPOKANE, Wash. — A Spokane soccer referee said a player headbutted and punched him after he gave him a red card.

Referee Luke Staben said the injury was so bad, he had to go to the hospital.

Source: Spokane referee headbutted, punched at adult soccer game

For six years, Staben has been a referee. He’s reffed matches in everything from youth leagues to college games. His love for the game took a hit last week.

 

There has been follow-up to this story. Read it here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s