have (one's) name taken

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have (one's) name taken

In football (soccer), to receive a yellow card (and thus have one's name recorded in the referee's booklet). It's questionable whether that slide tackle really warranted the penalty, but she's had her name taken regardless.
See also: have, name, taken
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Croatian striker Goran Vlaovic had his name taken for showing dissent as the frustration boiled over.