A FOOTBALL supporter who subjected a gay referee to a tirade of homophobic abuse has been ordered to carry out 100 hours' unpaid work in the community.Referee Joe Richardson, 29, said he was forced to give up officiating after being called "a faggot and a poof" by builder Dale Ritchie, 25.Ritchie pled guilty at Perth Sheriff Court

A FOOTBALL supporter who subjected a gay referee to a tirade of homophobic abuse has been ordered to carry out 100 hours' unpaid work in the community.Referee Joe Richardson, 29, said he was forced to give up officiating after being called "a faggot and a poof" by builder Dale Ritchie, 25.Ritchie pled guilty at Perth Sheriff Court.

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