Referee Sören Persson puts a hockey player into a choke hold to end a brawl during a recent game of the Swedish Hockey League between Färjestad Bollklubb and the Växjö Lakers.
At the recent the W.C.F.C (World Championship Full Contact) event in the UK, referee Lee Ambler steps in to the ring and body slams an out-of-control fighter.
Carlos Boozer accidentally punched referee Danny Crawford in the groin while while celebrating a basket during the second quarter of Chicago Bulls’ 100-98 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on March 30.
Only in Russia will you see a hockey player breaking up a fight between the opposing player and the referee.
A father watches TV and gets angry over a ref’s bad call at a Celtics basketball game, but should know better than to swear in front of his little mockingbird daughter.
A Croatian basketball player got a lifetime ban from the sport after he attacked a referee in a second division match between Sibenik and Policnik. Policnik’s center Sime Buterin not only threw the ball at the referee Damir Basaric, but also hit him in the head with his fist. The game was interrupted and subsequently [...]
Old Hill, who are based in Oakleigh, still managed to beat Swinburne Reserves 3-0, with the club’s website headlining the win: “Old Hill Reserves Triumph despite Cock Up”.
Seriously ref, WTF?!?
Now there’s something you don’t see (every day).
Although it sounds like something from a cartoon, this is an actual news report from AFP: An amateur footballer in Italy has been given a 20-month ban for trying to force a whistle down a referee’s throat after he was sent off.