Hanging Judge | Red card for ref who holidayed with players

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Recently, it was reported that a senior assistant referee was demoted from Spain’s first division (LaLiga) after photographs emerged of him on holiday with players Dani Parejo and Roberto Soldado. Picture: iStock/ Thomas-Bethge
Recently, it was reported that a senior assistant referee was demoted from Spain’s first division (LaLiga) after photographs emerged of him on holiday with players Dani Parejo and Roberto Soldado. Picture: iStock/ Thomas-Bethge

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For a referee to remain objective, it’s important to remain at arm’s length. I’m not just talking about social distancing, which is expected during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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