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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 1/6/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Unlike some of the panel, I'd be comfortable with the fact that my AR had noticed the player returning to the FOP without permission, after all, is that not part the job of all match officials.

Just like all of the panel, I'd wave it off as ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 1/5/2018

Mekki Atoussi of London , Uk asks...

How much time the penalty taker have after the referee blow his whistle?
Thanks ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/5/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Panelists thought the AR should have been closer to the centre line and not away from play, watching the injured player behind the goal line.

However, the AR is supposed to keep in line with the the second-last defender, when the ball is up...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/5/2018

Apple of Las Vegas, NV UnitedStates asks...

I have no issue with a corner kick here but dont think the LOTG limits PIADM to a foul against an opponent. Is it ever actually called a "foul" vs "misconduct" or "infraction"? The list of IFK offenses (unlike DFKs) does not specify they are all ag...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/4/2018

Matt of Malta, NY United States asks...

Player goes off injured behind his own goal with permission from the referee.

Ball goes up the other end and a goal is scored. AR calls the referee over and informs him that the injured player entered the field of play and was standing ins...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/3/2018

Dan Thurmond of Reynoldsburg, Ohio USA asks...

if ball is in play and a goal keeper in his own goal area violently kicks a teammate what should the referee do...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/2/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Happy New Year & a belated Happy Holidays!

I've ref'd younger ages for AYSO for about 10 years (I don't think that I'll ever be center reffing older ages, as my speed & endurance declines with age-:)) All during that time, I've never had to...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 1/2/2018

Dave Rahilly of Borehamwood , England asks...

Why do professional referees take 10'steps to position the wall. 10 steps is not 10 yds. A 39 inch step is not a normal gait. To anyone viewing on tv can see that generally the pitch cutting is done in 6 yard widths i.e.: 3 in penalty area. The 3rd ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/1/2018

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

It's regarding sanctions and cards. For instance, if a player commits a red card offence leaving the field at half time, as the Red card is only a sign to others and the player could be out of public view it would seem a bit silly to show it say in t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/1/2018

Douglas MacIntyre of Rockville , Maryland USA asks...

If player A commits a cautionable foul on an opponent, but the referee plays advantage, and then during the advantage, player A commits a 2nd cautionable offense, can the referee give 2 cautions followed by a red card?...

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