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Other 4/11/2017

steve brown of orillia, ontario canada asks...

I HAVE TRIED DIFFERENT WAYS IN KEEPING MY BOOK DRY. WE OFTEN REF IN WEATHER THAT IS POURING RAIN, BLOWING RAIN ETC AND I FIND IT DIFFICULT TO KEEP MY BOOK DRY. I HAVE EVEN RESORTED TO HAVING ONE OF MY AR'S KEEP THE SCORE BECAUSE MY GAME SHEET BECAME ...

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Law 1- The Field 4/5/2017

Jamie of Levin, Manawatu New Zealand asks...

Hi. I have always understood that it is against the laws of the game for a goalkeeper to 'mark' the six yard line and edge of the penalty area in line with the goalposts. Please confirm or educate me. Kind regards...

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Law 2 - The Ball 4/4/2017

Jorge Avila of Fayetteville, AR United States asks...

If in the rare case a soccer ball exploding in mid-air or in Contact with the players foot for any reason and the ball goes in the net does it count as a goal? Now the ball does release gas which causes the ball to not be predictable for the goalie....

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High School 3/20/2017

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I am glad that I don't have to ref under the rules for U.S. high school soccer. I have real trouble with a deliberate handling call for a player who covers their privates or their face just as a hard blast is directed their way from a short distance....

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High School 3/19/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA 23456 asks...

The high school season just started, and in one game there were three 'controversial' plays that resulted in PKs or goals (or at least controversial among the parents I was surrounded by). It was a very tough and physical game with a large amount of...

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Law 5 - The Referee 3/19/2017

Dane of Lincoln, California Usa asks...

Do cal north rules differ much from fifa rules,

My main question is about 'law 5' which is the 'advantage' rule or guideline.

The referee- allowing play to continue when the team against which an offence has been committed will bene...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/19/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Keeper brain fade ends in red, however, is there a careless IFK foul by the attacker.

No question the keeper should see red for his actions, however, is there a case to say the attacker's actions " whether deliberate or not " were a hinderan...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/25/2017

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have a related question. Suppose the GK picks up the ball about 3 feet from the goal line & just off to one side of the goal area.

Where do the defenders stand for the IFK?

Since the goal area extends 5.5 meters past the goal p...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/25/2017

Shaji of Shuwaikh, Kuwait Kuwait asks...

Hello sir/Madam
Referees can show Yellow card and Red card to Coach or officials? Or only players and substitutes?...

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High School 12/20/2016

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

With the change in offside law by IFAB, have NFHS and NCAA changed their codes yet? If not is there any chance they might?

I am asking about where the IFK is taken if offside is the call....

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