Controversial ref Moss ‘had drinks thrown at him’ by Leicester fans

first_imgReferee Jon Moss was targeted by Leicester fans ‘who threw drinks and shouted abuse at him’ following the Foxes’ 2-2 draw with West Ham on Sunday. Moss came under fierce criticism over his handling of the match in which he sent off Jamie Vardy and awarded the Hammers a penalty. The home fans were so incensed that they targeted the official as he headed for the tunnel at full-time, according to a report in The Times.Moss was also verbally attacked by at least one player and a member of club staff, the report claims. The thrilling encouter emded moments after Leonardo Ulloa slotted home a late penalty to earn the league leaders a draw, but events from that day could have ramifications for the title run-in. Vardy has been charged by the Football Association with improper conduct for his behaviour following his second-half dismissal where he appeared to direct verbal abuse at Moss. The in-form striker, who has scored 21 league goals so far this season, could miss as many as three of the final four matches of the season. Moss sent off Jamie Vardy for two yellow card offences on Sunday afternoon 1last_img

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