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League Specific 1/14/2019

calum anderson of ardrossan, ayrshire scotland asks...

Hi,

My sons team were involved in a league match at the weekend. The goalkeeper from the team winning 2-1 (and had been winning most of the game) was injured by an opposing player (head knock)and the referee abandoned the game while under pr...

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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 1/13/2019

Danny of Lawrence , Kansas USA asks...

Hi,
A player kicked a corner kick and mistakenly hit the flag, or the ball hit the flag. The flag felt into the field.
What is the call in this case?

Thank you,...

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Character, Attitude and Control 1/13/2019

Tyrone of New York city , New york United States asks...

What would the restart of play be for a referee changing his decision after talking to AR. Say the referee awards the attacking team a penalty for challenge in the box but the AR had a better view and told the referee that it was a clean challenge. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Penalty or no penalty?

Keen to hear the panels thoughts on this one.

https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/sydney-fc-win-dramatic-clash-against-adelaide

The televised camera angle and CR angle are very different. Slow motion repl...

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The Technical Area 1/12/2019

Michael of Concord, CA United States asks...

How many coaches can be on the sidelines with their team? Is there a maximum? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/12/2019

jim of billericay, Essex Uk asks...

A defender and attacker are standing on the half way line ,the ball is played up to them
The attacker receives the ball and the defender makes a clumsy challenge in a genuine attempt to win the ball resulting in a foul
he is the last man but...

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Mechanics 1/12/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

I recognise that in my early years (and still occasionally now), I was of the same thinking as David of London on these points (and others) - why have a rule if you do not imposed them.

These days, I am more in line with the panel - in both ...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 1/12/2019

David Moran of London middlesex, Middlesex United Kingdom asks...

Many thanks for your well-thought out replies to my peeves. I know it's so difficult being a referee. If I was a ref I'd probably send off half the players, which is why I think I'll stay on the couch. I do take issue with the throw ins, however, if ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 1/10/2019

Carlos Rivas of Tampa, FL United States asks...

I might have to get a splint for my thumb I injured playing basketball. Can I play in a soccer match with the splint on?...

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Mechanics 1/10/2019

David Moran of London, Please select United Kingdom asks...

By the letter of the law,
1 ALL penalties should be retaken for encroachment without exception
2 At least 33% of all throw ins are foul and should be retaken.
3 Players are seldom booked for failing to retreat 10 yards at a free kick. In ...

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