DUBLIN (IRELAND) – These are terrible days for the referees. The whole world is a country when it comes to venting anger on the decisions of the whistles. So after what happened in Rome , in the area of San Basilio, there is a serious incident of violence in Ireland.
Daniel Sweeney , the name of the referee, reported a broken jaw and several damage to the nasal septum after being beaten in the parking lot by three players of Mullingar Town and a fan at the end of an amateur match.
The aggression of San Basilio
A young referee has been attacked and slapped by some fans of Virtus Olympia, after the promotion of Lazio, against Atletico Torrenova (in San Basilio, Rome), the Italian Referees Association, this week will not send referees on fields for all matches scheduled in the region's amateur leagues.
This was decided by the president, Marcello Nicchi, who announced "a strong and determined position to solicit a moment of reflection on the part of everyone but also public opinion on the issue of violence in football".
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