New England Revolution players scuffle with New York Red Bulls players in a classic case of "handbags". Photo: AP
New England Revolution players scuffle with New York Red Bulls players in a classic case of "handbags". Photo: AP
William Lai
Opinion

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The Rational Ref by William Lai

Rational Ref: Why football players need to leave their handbags at home

Mass confrontations and amateur dramatics tarnish the game - and even the colloquialism used to describe them could be seen as sexist

New England Revolution players scuffle with New York Red Bulls players in a classic case of "handbags". Photo: AP
New England Revolution players scuffle with New York Red Bulls players in a classic case of "handbags". Photo: AP
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