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Law 5 - The Referee 11/10/2012

Dani of Gahanna , Ohio Us asks...

I got a couple questions actually.
Situation that happened in last game I played. I got pushed by a guy that was 250 pounds into a wall. Ref took his good old time of getting over to me to even see if I was okay. No call at all on pushing with t...

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Law 5 - The Referee 11/4/2012

cubagee uriel of Sunyani, sunyani Ghana asks...

Can a referee show a coach red card...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/4/2012

Mark of Martinez, CA USA asks...

I would like to get an opinion on a similar situation that I observed in a U10 Rec Game. The keeper scoops up a loose ball and approaches the end of the penalty area, preparing to punt the ball down the pitch. Meanwhile, an opposing team's forward ru...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/4/2012

Michael Dillard of Redwood City, CA United States asks...

I was reffing a match recently where a possible handling offense occurred. The situation is this:

Two attacking players and one defender had broken away. One attacker was in an offside position at about the 12, the attacker with the ball was...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 11/4/2012

Karsten Fillmer of Vero Beach, Florida United States asks...

In the 4th minute of the game red #5 is cautioned and shown the yellow card for USB. In the 10th minute the red team is substituting and three players are beckoned onto the field while (as we will find out later) only two red players left the field o...

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Law 5 - The Referee 11/3/2012

Logan of Springdale, Arkansas United States asks...

So today with a tight 1-0 game my team was trying to score a goal in the last 2 minutes. The other team was setting up a goal kick when one of my teams forwards asked the ref (who was standing right infringe of her) to move. He yellow carded her, a...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 11/3/2012

Keith Helson of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada asks...

Can goalkeepers wear the same colour jerseys as referees?

I ask this as I'm watching Man City/West Ham match and a keeper and the ref are both wearing yellow jerseys. Joe Hart's jersey is slightly duller yellow compared to Howard Webb's but...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/1/2012

Dimitris of Thessaloniki, Greece asks...

OK many thanks about the multiple answers, but i would like to have a follow up question.

Here is an identical situation of my original question that i have 2 things to ask.
Here is the link with the situation which is identical to what...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 11/1/2012

James of Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe asks...

What happens when all the eleven players have taken their kicks still there is no winner. What will happen. Is the match going to be decided by tosing a coin or players will continue to take their second kicks until a winner is found...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/29/2012

alex of richmond hill, ontario canada asks...

I thought that diving is defined as going down without any 'contact' from an opponent. However, I saw many opinions that torres was rightly cautioned on diving in the manutd vs chelsea game because: 1. contact was minimal (i.e. he can continue playin...

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