Assaulted referee says he forgives his attackers

A referee who was assaulted after an amateur football match in the Republic of Ireland says he bears no animosity towards those who attacked him.

Daniel Sweeney - a Scot who now lives in the Republic - sustained serious facial injuries including a broken jaw, following the Combined Counties Football League game in the village of Horseleap on the Offaly-Westmeath border.

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