Coaches forgive under-fire referee

December 2, 2012
By Wayne Heming
Rival coaches Rado Vidosic and Gary Van Egmond adopted a forgive and forget attitude after the standard of A-League refereeing again came under fire following the controversial sending-off of Brisbane's Thomas Broich on Saturday night.

The Roar overcame the loss of German star Broich, who was dismissed by referee Brenton Hayward in the first half along with Newcastle central defender Josh Mitchell, to win 1-0 at Suncorp Stadium.

Officiating in just his third match, Hayward is ...

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