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.
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.
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