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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/22/2016

mirorose of Kota Bharu, Kelantan Malaysia asks...

I want to know if referee can make decision base on after effect injury. Scenario are like this. If two players involve in off the ball incident, and ref at first don't give any decision (play on) because he don't see the incident but suddenly one of...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 5/16/2016

John of berkeley, California United States asks...

In U14 boys comp game, one team has only seven players so the game goes ahead. One player on this team gets injured and needs to leave the field. Ref (not me - I'm hearing this second-hand from an AR) tells the coach that the game will be abandoned i...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 5/16/2016

Marco Portier of Noord, Aruba asks...

Good morning,

Is there a rule that I don't know of, that goalkeepers are not allowed to use those gloves anymore with the fiber for extra protection in the fingers?...

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Law 10 - Method of Scoring 5/16/2016

Steve hazeldine of Manchester, Lancashire United kingdom asks...

A player takes a corner kick which is swinging inwards but not on target to go in the goal.the goalkeeper tries to clear the ball but punches it into his own this classed as an own goal by the goalkeeper?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/16/2016

Ken Lundy of Dublin, Ireland Ireland asks...

Here's a scenario: a referee awards a penalty and gives a yellow card to the player who committed the foul and then sends him off because it's his second yellow (correctly). A few moments later he blows his whistle to allow the penalty to be taken bu...

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Mechanics 5/13/2016

Kristen of Knoxville, TN United States asks...

I was recently the AR1 during a high school game, in which I had stepped on the field twice. The first time was to set the ball for a foul right in front of me, as I was taught by several senior referees and assessors, because the CR and AR are not t...

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Law 5 - The Referee 5/11/2016

Mike of Coudersport, PA USA asks...

Should a referee be coaching and instructing players during a game, and/or during the intermission of quarters?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/11/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have a question about something that Referee Sowa said. He talked about lowering the shoulder as a factor in illegal charging. Would this only be if it were done as an offensive tactic? It seems to me that if you, as a player, see that someone is...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 5/10/2016

Corey of nashville, TN usa asks...

Player A takes penalty kick and goalie saves it. AR says goalie was over line and rekick. Team sends Player B to take rekick instead of player A. Player B makes kick. Can you switch players for a rekick? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/10/2016

paul of Warwick, RI USA asks...

thank you for your response to my question. I am new to the page but find it very insightful both into the interpretations of the laws, but also all that a referee must consider. So as I am enjoying it- another scenario from this wacky game


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