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Referee suspended after rock, paper, scissors replaces coin toss

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Times

David McNamara has been suspended for three weeks following incident in WSL match
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Referee banned for using Rock, Paper, Scissors to decide kick-off in Women's Super League

1 month ago   |   By ESPN

Rock, Paper, Scissors was used instead of the traditional coin toss.
The English Football Association has suspended a referee after he used an impromptu game of 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' to decide the kick-off of a recent Women's Super League match.
Realising he'd left his coin in the dressing room, official David McNamara asked the two captains of Manchester City and Reading - Steph Houghton and Kirsty Pearce, respectively - to determine which side kicked off.
This, as the FA will tell you, directly contravenes the laws of the game, which specify that a coin toss...
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FA Suspends Referee David McNamara After Rock, Paper, Scissors to Decide Ends

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The FA has suspended referee David McNamara for three weeks after he used a game of rock, paper, scissors to decide who kicked off in a Women's Super League match...
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