Iran`s midfielder Payam Sadeghian banned for three months for pushing referee

Tehran: Iran`s Persepolis midfielder Payam Sadeghian has been suspended from the football club`s matches for three months for having pushed a referee in the Iran Professional League.

Sadeghian pushed the referee after receiving a red card for complaining in the 0-2 loss against Foolad Thursday, reports Xinhua.

The Disciplinary Committee of the Iranian Football Federation also fined him about $1,600.

Earlier, Persepolis had fined Sadeghian 10 percent of his annual salary.

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