A 31-year-old soccer referee collapsed during a Bolivian league match high up in the Andes and died after being taken to the hospital.
Veteran referee Ricardo Portillo has died from a freak punch by a player whom he gave a yellow card.
John Bieniewicz, 44, has died after he was punched in the head over the weekend while refereeing an adult-league soccer match in a Detroit Park.
MURRAY, Utah (AP) - 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.Ricard ...
Ricardo Portillo's daughters had begged him to stop refereeing in a Hispanic soccer league because of the growing risk of violence from angry players.
A memorial is held for a soccer referee who died after he was allegedly punched while issuing a yellow card during a game in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The 46-year-old soccer referee died Saturday, after a week in a coma
A referee for a recreational soccer league who was punched in the face by a teenage player has died
Later described by the as "perhaps the finest English referee of all time",  Taylor was famous for officiating in the during which he awarded two in the first 30 minutes.
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