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Real Salt Lake sack head coach Petke following suspension for abusing referee

The MLS club have followed up Mike Petke's suspension by sacking the manager after he abused officials in a match against Tigres in July

Mike Petke has been sacked as Real Salt Lake head coach after serving a three-match MLS ban for abusing a referee in a Leagues Cup fixture.

Petke was sent off following RSL's defeat to Tigres last month as he confronted the officials.
The coach was suspended for three MLS matches, three Leagues Cup matches and fined $25,000 for using "unacceptable and offensive language" and for his "repeated confrontational misconduct towards match officials".

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