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Mechanics 5/28/2017

Tim Spotts of Lititz , PA USA asks...

When a goal is scored, what is the order of the referees writing down the score, lead,trail,center? ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 5/6/2017

Edward of Dallas, TX Usa asks...

Had this happen to me in a youth (U12) game. I was the AR on this particular play.

Keeper goes to take goal kick. However, the wind was fairly strong that day (gusts over 30 mph) and when she kicked it the ball blew backwards over her team's...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 5/3/2017

Mehran Ali of Faisalabad, Punjab Pakistan asks...

The goalkeeper is starting with goal kick if he started with the player inside the box, is it a foul? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/1/2017

James Raleigh of HILLSDALE, NEW JERSEY United States asks...

In a Boys U17 game in NJ, two players got into a scuffle and shoves were exchanged. Referee cautioned both players with a Yellow Card. A player on the bench said something to the referee which resulted in a Yellow Card to the substitute. The substitu...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/1/2017

Russ Goertzen of Windsor, On Canada asks...

A player issued a yellow card for a foul committed on the field. He is then substituted off. He is off the field and his named substitute has entered the field of play. Play has not yet been restarted. The player coming off then received a second yel...

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Law 5 - The Referee 5/1/2017

Chuck of Phoenix, Az Usa asks...

Strange decision by the ref in my adult game today. With my team ahead 3-2 in the closing minutes of the game, a shot was taken by the opposing team. Not a particularly well taken shot. It was off target and rolling slowly. Our goal keeper came off h...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 4/29/2017

Rand Skelton of Gilbert, AZ United States asks...

In today's game, a ball was kicked by opposing team and going out but hit a water bottle that was real close to the sideline before it completely crossed the line. One of our players picked it up for a throw in and the ref whistled the game stopped. ...

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High School 4/27/2017

Lionel Heinold of Ephrata, washington United States asks...

During a throw in, on foot is clearly in touch and the other over the line on the field (not touching the line). Is this a correct throw in?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/27/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA United States asks...

Can a 'high kick' dangerous play violation be considered if it is the knee instead of the foot that gets to the head level (like on this play)?

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High School 4/26/2017

Mike Kirkmn of Kennewick, Washington USA asks...

While working a U-13 boys' match, a player committed a reckless foul for which i issued a caution, showed a yellow card. The player's teammates celebrated the card. I thought that this action by the team mates was a show of poor sportsmanship and c...

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