Tag Archives: referee attack

  • NHL Linesman Gets Punched in the Head Trying to Break Up a Scuffle (GIF)

    NHL Linesman Gets Punched in the Head Trying to Break Up a Scuffle (GIF)

    As the great Kenny Rogers once said, you’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, know when to walk away, know when to run. Unfortunately, NHL linesman Andy McElman isn’t familiar with the sage advice of “The Gambler.” During a late-game scrum between the Colorado Avalanche and Chicago Blackhawks, McElman […]

  • Badass Boxing Ref Suplexes Out-of-Control Fighter (Video)

    Badass Boxing Ref Suplexes Out-of-Control Fighter (Video)

    In major combat sport promotions, you can count on the fighters to behave professionally most of the time. They are, after all, professionals. But in small time amateur promotions things can get dicey. You’re probably going to get a lot of wannabes who are all jacked up and looking to prove their manhood, which means […]

  • Paraguayan Soccer Player Kicks Referee in the Face (Video)

    Paraguayan Soccer Player Kicks Referee in the Face (Video)

    What is a soccer player to do when the referee has just ejected three of his teammates from the game? Well, in the case of one Paraguayan guy recently, the answer was quite simple: you kick the referee in the face. During a game between Paraguayan clubs Coronel Romero and Porvenir recently, a vicious and […]

  • Serbian Soccer Referee Headbutts Player, Gets Arrested (Video)

    Serbian Soccer Referee Headbutts Player, Gets Arrested (Video)

    Remember the good old days when it was just soccer fans who were batsh*t insane? Back then, if somebody got viciously attacked on a soccer field, whether it be a player or a referee, you knew some lunatic fan was to blame. Today, that’s not the case. When you hear about some crazy attack at […]

  • Russian Soccer Ref Attacks Player, Now Banned for Life (Video)

    Russian Soccer Ref Attacks Player, Now Banned for Life (Video)

    When it comes to soccer, it’s not only the fans, or even the players, who sometimes go a little loco. Every once in a while, the refs lose their minds, too. And no, I’m not just referring to blown calls. I’m talking about referees attacking players. It’s happened before, and now, in Russia, it’s happened […]

  • Ref Hit by Flying Rock at Argentine Soccer Match (Video)

    Ref Hit by Flying Rock at Argentine Soccer Match (Video)

    Another week, another story about crazy soccer fans doing crazy things. Last week it was an English fan attacking a goalie. The week before that it was a bunch of AC Milan fans rioting in the streets outside a restaurant where new transfer Mario Balotelli was having dinner. This week it’s a pissed-off fan of […]

  • Youth Football Coach Slaps Referee In The Face (Video)

    Youth Football Coach Slaps Referee In The Face (Video)

    Don’t you love the way sports can bring out the best in us and inspire the human spirit? Yeah, me too. Unfortunately, sports can also bring out the worst in us. And the story we have for you here is an example of that. It comes from a youth football game this past Saturday in […]

  • Role Reversal: Soccer Referee Attacks Player In Turkey (Video)

    Role Reversal: Soccer Referee Attacks Player In Turkey (Video)

    Soccer referees are frequently the targets of nasty invectives and violent outbursts, both from players and fans. I mean, how many times have we seen a soccer official get run off the pitch by players, or suddenly attacked by a deranged fan…or angrily headbutted by a player? Answer: way too many times. Well, back in […]