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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Is Violence Towards Referees A Growing Problem?

Is there a growing problem with violent threats or behaviour towards referees in underage sports? Ha...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:45 PM - 1 Apr 2019



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Is Violence Towards Referees A Growing Problem?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:45 PM - 1 Apr 2019

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Is there a growing problem with violent threats or behaviour towards referees in underage sports?

Harry McCann is a regular guest on The Last Word as Managing Director of Trendster Media, but he has also been an underage football referee for the past few years.

He revealed in a tweet over the weekend that he had received threats and verbal abuse from parents, managers and players while refereeing a game.

Harry joined us to discuss his experiences and highlight the issue.

Is Violence Towards Referees A Growing Problem?

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