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High School 9/16/2020

Jason C. of Lacrosse, WI USA asks...

I'm struggling with away-from-the-ball confrontations that do not seem to rise to the level of violent conduct, and yet, in my mind, merit a caution. A typical example of this is a challenge on the ball, ball is passed out, and then after the play, t...

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High School 9/12/2020

Andy Beare of Mansfield, Ohio USA asks...

If during a event inside the penalty area, a goalkeeper in advertently ends up sitting on the ball, is this considered “control”, or perhaps a dangerous play like it might be for a field player?...

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High School 6/26/2020

Steven of Plano, TX US asks...

Team A and B,
Team A has the control of the ball in their backfield. The ball hit the head of a player from Team B badly. So, the referee stops the play.
At restarting, by the rule, the referee gave ball to a player from Team B (last touch)...

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High School 2/15/2020

Larry of Danville, CA US asks...

I was center for a JV girls high school game when the white team subbed 5 players. After five players left (off both sides of the field) and five players entered I restarted the game. Unfortunately, six players actually left, and apparently after abo...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/28/2020

YANG CAO of Plano, TX USA asks...

This is a follow up question to #33853.

I would like to make some clarifications for my second question in #33853 and hope to get some more answers.

I generally understand how to play advantage and issuing a yellow card during the n...

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High School 1/26/2020

Yang Cao of Plano, TX US asks...

Two questions for y'all:


Let's say in the following scenario we have Team A and Team B.

The game is actively playing and Team A has the ball. A player away from the ball from Team A commits a cautionable foul and the ref...

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League Specific 1/25/2020

Mia vargas of Phoenix, AZ United States asks...

When my team was playing a game in a tournament and she was ahead of the defender. In an attempt to stop her from scoring a goal, the defender chasing her proceeded to push her from behind. She fell forward and fell on her arm. My father, wh...

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High School 1/18/2020

Jeff Kwak of Plantation, FL USA asks...

Thank you for your responses. To be clear, this is the high-school age group in a recreational league.

What I wasn't sure of was the severity of the caution given how flagrant the attempt was to disrupt the break-away play by handling the ba...

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High School 12/7/2019

Tim Haddad of Lancaster, CA USA asks...

If a Goalkeeper in their own PA spouts foul language at an opponent while the ball is at the half-way line, and you decide you need to stop play, then where does the IFK restart for the verbal offense take place? You send off the keeper for insultin...

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Dan of Seattle, Wa United States asks...

After mis-controlling a ball and with an attacker then about to score a goal would a goalie jumping on the ball still be an idfk, not dogso?...

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