straight red card
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- (soccer) A red card, signifying a player's instant dismissal from the game, without receiving the initial yellow card.
2010 December 28, Kevin Darling, “West Brom 1 - 3 Blackburn”, in BBC:
- A moment of madness from double goalscorer Kalinic put Rovers' fate back in the balance when the Croat caught Scharner with a late, dangerous lunge and was shown a straight red card by referee Phil Dowd.