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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:

1)

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...

Hi,
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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12/5/2019

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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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/23/2019

Mary Ramirez-de-Arellano of DAMASCUS, MD United States asks...

I am confused about what constitutes a keeper having possession of a ball such that the opponent is disqualified from playing that ball. Exactly what are the criteria for determining that a goal keeper ' has possession' of the ball so that when the ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/1/2019

Devery A Harper of NAPLES, FL United States asks...

Penalty kick or no penalty kick?

I'd like to present a couple of scenarios to get your opinions.

Situation 1:
U16 girls final (local tournament). Blue team is down a goal with 5 minutes to go. I was AR in this game. A shot cam...

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High School 10/24/2019

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Piggybacking on his rant. NFHS hasa range of 55-80 yards for the width of the field, but many times fields are constrained due to factors outside of control.

One place I work is fenced in about 2 yards from the touchlines and goal lines, al...

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