A football referee has been banned for life for allegedly head butting a fellow referee during a junior football match.
Birmingham County Football Association has imposed the lifetime ban on Julian Workman after an incident in March involving another official on the car park of Redditch United.
It happened during a match where Mr Workman was coaching a junior team.
He admits he has been subject of a misconduct charge and ban, but denies head butting anybody, and is appealing the ruling.
Birmingham County FA confirmed the lifetime ban and that an appeal has been lodged, to be heard before September.
Some parents involved with the club are now calling for disciplinary action to be taken against Mr Workman, who has been banned from refereeing but is still Junior Secretary of the non-league club.
One parent said:
Mr Workman said there had been an incident at Redditch United’s car park at Valley Stadium, but did not disclose details.
Redditch United Chairman Chris Swan said that Mr Workman protests his innocence and that he will be appealing.
He went on to say: