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Law 3 - The Players 3/11/2019

Jeff of Carmel, IN US asks...

U13 boys Championship game. I'm the center ref with about 10 minutes left in a tied game I made sure the coaches both knew that if the game ends in a tie there is no OT and only the 11 players on the field will be able to participate in the shoot ou...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/11/2019

Paris of Chalkis, Eubia Greece asks...

If a player A is nearer to the goal than any defender and passes to a teammate player B who is also nearer to the goal than any defender is it an offside and does the referee has to stop the rhythm of the game or is it his choice and has to make a de...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/10/2019

David Lovett of Royal Palm Beach, FL United States asks...

I am going to try to ask a simple question on a not so simple subject. Offside.

So Red team player A1 makes a pass to his teammate A2 whom is in an offside position.
As an AR we go into the 'wait and see' mode.

So scen...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/6/2019

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

Im looking for some clarification regarding the recent incident in the Spurs v Arsenal match. The ball comes into the box to towards Kane. If I recall correctly, Kane went towards the ball and was looking to head it in. He then got a shove in the bac...

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Law 3 - The Players 3/5/2019

Richard Baker of Old Toongabbie, NSW Australia asks...

The referee stops play because a substitute has entered the field of play without the referee's permission. How should the match be restarted under the latest LOTG 2018/2019?...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/3/2019

David Bermingham of Herndon, VA United States asks...

US MLS game Rockies vs Portland (
Defender goes down in the box. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/26/2019

jake of las vegas, nv usa asks...

what would happen if a player went rogue and was trying to intentionally score a goal on his own net and his own teammate intentionally slide tackles him from behind to stop him from doing it. ...

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High School 2/26/2019

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Any tips for someone about to do their first Center at HS Varsity? I've been reffing for 15 years now, but I'm about to make the leap starting 2 weeks from now. I've done ARs at this level and in adult leagues, but never been Center for a game abov...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/23/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

In the event of the 'unfair outcome' scenario Ref McHugh mentions - I can see what they may be trying to achieve, however, if the ball currently goes into the goal via hitting someone (attacker or defender) on the hip, or leg, or back, or head, or be...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/22/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Wondering if the panel have any insight to the proposed changes to handling the ball that are said to be introduced soon?


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