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A referee issues a red card during the Italian Serie A football match between Inter Milan and Atalanta on April 7, 2013 at the San Siro Stadium in Milan. (credit: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Elite Soccer Refs Favor Players From Home Country

According to a new study, elite soccer referees favor players from their home country.

06/15/2014

File photo of a soccer pitch. (credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Homicide By Assault Charge For Teen In Soccer Ref Punching Death

A Utah teen accused of punching a soccer referee who later died was charged Wednesday with homicide by assault, a count issued when an attack unintentionally causes death.

05/08/2013

A 46-year-old soccer referee who was punched by a teenage player during a game and later slipped into a coma has died, police said. (Getty Images)

Utah Soccer Referee, Who Was Punched By Player, Dies

A 46-year-old soccer referee who was punched by a teenage player during a game and later slipped into a coma has died, police said.

05/05/2013

File photo of a soccer ball. (Photo by ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ref Critically Hurt After Punch During Soccer Game

A Salt Lake City man who was serving as a referee in a recreational soccer game in Taylorsville is in critical condition after being punched by a teenager.

04/30/2013

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