Refereeing: Violent Conduct and Misconduct

A referee must send off a player if the player commits an act of violence against any person. One of the ref’s responsibilities is also to write a report about it after the game, so that the relevant authorities can punish the acts of misconduct.

In the video below, you can see that a player kicks his shoe to a referee assistant. However he claims either he did not want to do that or he regrets, referee is doing his job properly by sending him off the field:

The video below also shows how the referee decides correctly. A goalkeeper beats up a fan running to the field of play and referee shows the keeper a red card because of his act of violence:

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