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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/22/2018

Garth Turner of Belfast, Northern Ireland asks...

I question your interpretation, to me this is the correct interpretation.
As a referee, I have always been told that the lines on a field are part of the area of which they "contain". However, this seems to be in conflict with the law regarding t...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/22/2018

Sal of CHICAGO, IL USA asks...

A player comes back from an offside position from the opponents' half into his own half about 10 meters in before anybody touches or controls the ball and commits an offside offence. My question is, what is the best way for the AR to signal the offen...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/22/2018

Jeffrey of Morristown, TN United States asks...

Can you guys settle a discussion? Someone posed this question in a FB group, and there are a lot of different opinions on how to handle it. I'd love to hear from the experts on this:

Attacking player has space around him at the top of the pe...

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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 10/22/2018

Patrick of Portage, MI USA asks...

I had an incident in a game the other day. A player goes to take a corner kick. He touches the ball and it moves slightly. Then it is yelled that another player take the kick instead by the coach. The second player comes over and plays them live ball...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/22/2018

Garth Turner of Belfast, Northern Ireland asks...

When taking a throw in, is it legal to have both heels touching the touch line, while the rest of the foot is on the playing area?...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 10/21/2018

jacob of eugene, or usa asks...

is a referee required to tell players how much time is left in a half? i get so tired of players constantly asking me how much time is left in a half, especially near the end of it when i get asked repeatedly. usually it is distracting me from the ga...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/20/2018

Clive Donald of Doncaster, S.Yorkshire asks...

Winger has ran into the penelty area and he is slightly ahead of the 2 defenders. He puts in a low cross then both defenders slide in and do not touch the ball and makes contact with player deemed as reckless tackle. The passed ball went to the CB. ...

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High School 10/20/2018

steve of oakland, CA usa asks...

why does high school feel the need to have different rules from FIFA/IFAB that all other youth leagues use? why do they make referees have to remember two sets of rules?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/18/2018

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

I recently participated in a webinar by the California North Referee Administration on handling, and I would appreciate your input on two items that were discussed. The entire webinar can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeEGUIB95jjM80L...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/16/2018

terri d. of oakton, va usa asks...

In a recent game, the ball was bouncing around in front of our goal (about a foot away) in a frenzy of activity to defend/score from the teams.
At one point, our goalie deflects the ball, but with her foot as she is concerned last touch is from ...

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