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Law 5 - The Referee
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Law 5 - The Referee 3/24/2019

Jerry Sapp of Arlington, TN United States asks...

Today Barttlet vs Jackson wolves my daughter caught and Had control of the ball and then she got kicked in the head and released the ball and another player scored after she was injured that is not fair play can I file charges against the official ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 2/11/2019

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

I read today that a player ( I think it was Zouma) remonstrated with the referee after the match had finished. He was shown a yellow card and then a further one when he continued leading to a red. Is this the correct procedure? I would have though as...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/24/2019

Winston Mohammed of London, London UK asks...


I have a question relating to refereeing that I wonder if someone could offer their input, please?

It relates to fouls and misconduct.

My opinion is that whether a foul has taken place is a matter of opinion. For exa...

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Law 5 - The Referee 11/25/2018

John (Iain) Doleman of Las Vegas, NV United States asks...

Atting player takes a shot at goal and I'd deflected by the referee past the goalkeeper and enters the goal. What is the referees decision?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 10/6/2018

Ethan Banaszak of CAMERON PARK, CA USA asks...

During the match, if the ball strikes the referee then goes directly out of bounds without touching any other player, what would be the correct restart?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 10/1/2018

Mika Lehtonen of Helsinki, Finland asks...

This happened some 6 years ago...


Attacking team takes a throw-in. A few moments later second ball is thrown-in by the attacking (near midfield).

Is it a good g...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/25/2018

Matt of Hubbard, Oregon USA asks...

So this happened to my son who is 15 YOA and a referee but I was there to observe the incident.

He is working a tournament as the Center for a U12 game. He is assigned to 'field #2' and believes he has arrived. Unknown to him at the time, ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/20/2018

john of los angeles, CA usa asks...

Is it a problem to use colored whistles? The rest of my uniform is completely standard (black shoes, black hat if needed) but my collection of whistles are neon colors like orange, yellow, green, pink. I do this to be able to easily locate them in my...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/18/2018

Phil Prata of Burlington, Ontario Canada asks...

Thanks again for the quick and comprehensive answers.

Just to be clear - the ref was playing advantage i.e. he agreed that both offences occurred (the player touched the ball in an offside position but stopped when he saw the AR flag correct...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/18/2018

Jason lewis of Cardiff, Wales Wales asks...

If a player or person who is not allowed on the pitch comes on without the referee permission after a foul has been given to their team and then the person who comes on and tell the referee his or her view of the game to him and then they get involv...

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