Soccer Referee Resources
Home
Ask a Question
Articles
Recent Questions
Search

RSS FEED Subscribe Now!

Q&A Quick Search
The Field of Play
The Ball
The Players
The Players Equipment
The Referee
The Other Match Officials
The Duration of the Match
The Start and Restart of Play
The Ball In and Out of Play
Offside
Fouls and Misconduct
Free Kicks
Penalty kick
Throw In
Goal Kick
Corner Kick


Common Sense
Kicks - Penalty Mark
The Technical Area
The Fourth Official
Pre-Game
Fitness
Mechanics
Attitude and Control
League Specific
High School
Other


Common Acronyms
Meet The Ref
Advertise
Contact AskTheRef
Help Wanted
About AskTheRef
Panel Login
[Previous] [Next]

Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/30/2010

Ted of Page, Az USA asks...

What is the suspension of a soft yellow..?...

Read The Full Q & A

Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/30/2010

Coach Scott of Irvine, CA USA asks...

In last night's match my forward had a clear breakaway to goal - On the breakaway, the keeper came out of the box and took my player down with a two handed shove to the ground. The infraction occurred just outside the box and the ref did not penalize...

Read The Full Q & A

Law 6 - Assistant Referee 1/30/2010

Todd of Houston, TX USA asks...

I've always wondered, or heard and have forgotten, what would be the difference in AR mechanics and signaling between situation 1) a player is in an offside position even with the 6-yard line, but just outside the goal area, gets involved in play by ...

Read The Full Q & A

Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/29/2010

steven of Sydney, nsw Australia asks...

Can the referee just stop play if the ball gets trapped on the ground with a few players on the ground and others trying to get the ball and restart play with a drop ball ?...

Read The Full Q & A

1/29/2010

jack of glendale, ny usa asks...

can a player 'double touch a ball on a drop ball?...

Read The Full Q & A

Law 14 - Penalty kick 1/29/2010

Marissa of Bethel, Fairfield asks...

At the taking of a pk a teammate of the kicker entered the penalty area before the kick was taken The kick was taken and the ball entered the goal. what kind of kick should be awarded?...

Read The Full Q & A

Law 11 - Offside 1/29/2010

Richard Rose of Knoxville, Tennessee USA asks...

This occurred while I was center - Division 1 State League U19Boys:
Blue player A is in offside position. Ball is played forward by another Blue player. White defender B leaps up to head the ball and does so, flicking it back toward his own keepe...

Read The Full Q & A

Law 14 - Penalty kick 1/29/2010

ahmad of Accra, ghana asks...

is a player allowed to run then stop before shooting...

Read The Full Q & A

Law 5 - The Referee 1/28/2010

Dave of Clarkston, WA USA asks...

Pregame briefing; Mass Confrontation

Please share what should be addressed in the referee pregame briefing with regards to mass confrontation.

Thank you...

Read The Full Q & A

Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/28/2010

Lewis Fried of Richmond Hill, Ontario Canada asks...

At a York Region Soccer Referee Association educational seminar on Jan. 27, we had a spirited debate about the following scenario.

If an attacking player deliberately goes outside of the touch line or goal line to evade a defender (the attac...

Read The Full Q & A

[Previous] [Next]

Google
Web AskTheRef.com
Soccer Referee Extras


Did you Ask the Ref? Find your answer here.


Enter Question Number

If you received a response regarding a submitted question enter your question number above to find the answer


Offside Question?

Offside Explained by Chuck Fleischer & Richard Dawson, Former & Current Editor of AskTheRef





This web site and the answers to these questions are not sanctioned by or affiliated with any governing body of soccer. The opinions expressed on this site should not be considered official interpretations of the Laws of the Game and are merely opinions of AskTheRef and our panel members. If you need an official ruling you should contact your state or local representative through your club or league. On AskTheRef your questions are answered by a panel of licensed referees. See Meet The Ref for details about our panel members.