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A referee accidentally scored a goal in a Dutch soccer match, then caused outrage by refusing to ban it

Twitter/Harkemase Boys Referee Maurice Paarhuis let his accidental goal pass. Referee Maurice Paarhuis scored in a fourth-tier Dutch game in May and then let the goal stand. Home side Harkemase Boys were leading 3-1 when Paarhuis scored for visitors HSV Hoek to make it 3-2. Luckily for the Dutch official, his goal had no impact […]

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Byram Hills upsets top-ranked Rye.

RYE — There was a moment of plea and plea every time a possession ended in a tangle of league rivals. In the vast majority of cases, officials deemed the contact acceptable. Byram Hills is happy to take on any Class A competitor. Rye is the latest casualty. The Bobcats knocked out the No. 1 […]

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Iranian woman facing jail for sneaking into soccer game dies after setting herself on fire

An Iranian woman has died after setting herself on fire while sentenced to six months in prison for sneaking into a football stadium dressed as a man so she could watch, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. Sahar Khodayari, 29, died Monday after soaking herself in gasoline outside the Ershad courthouse in Tehran on September 2 […]

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Sphero Mini is now available in a soccer ball design

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, For Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Leave Sphero, the Boulder, Colo.-Based robotics company, which last month acquired science, technology, engineering, arts and math pioneer LittleBits to announce perhaps two of […]