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Law 5 - The Referee

ralph shelley of Huntington, ny usa asks...

Why is so hard to find ref socks and even soccer socks at.retail stores? Could you reccommend a brand, for my Adidas.after 2 games cause discomfort....

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Law 4 - Players Equipment

Michael of lombard, il asks...

I know in High School soccer you can not wear Baseball spikes nor do I think anyone at that level would want to.My question relates to FIFA and the USSF. I can't find it anywhere in the laws of the game that you can't wear baseball spikes. All it say...

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Law 7 - Match Duration

wesley hahn of trenton, mo usa asks...

Dear Sir:..This last Sat. 9/27/03 in a U-12 game. This situation occurred:..As the time was running down in the 2nd half of a 0-0 game, a corner kick was awarded to the attacking team. There were about 20 seconds left in the game on my watch...The a...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

Ken Bodnovich of Fairmont, WV USA asks...

In a recent game, a player received a red card and was required to leave the game. She and a player from the other team had gone down and as the other player was getting up, she stepped on the girl's stomach. On purpose or not, I do not know. The fir...

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Law 5 - The Referee

james stewart of flower mound, tx us asks...

in today's US vs Korea world cup game, the referee called for a PK for the US early in the game. after seeing several replays, i still have no clue what the referee saw. has an official statement been issued on that call?...

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Law 3 - Number of Players

Steven of Greenleaf, ID USA asks...

Are substitutions allowed on corner kicks?...

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Law 3 - Number of Players

Gary Voshol of Royal Oak, MI USA asks...

Re: #6336. Translation, please. My long-unused college French is just enough to let me know that this might be an amusing topic. Thanks....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

John Culbertson of Lake Forest, IL USA asks...

I have a question about what is meant by "deliberate handling". ..While refereeing a U14 game last Saturday, a defender attempted to kick a slow rolling ball while she was well inside the penalty area. The ball flew off her foot upwards in front of...

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Law 15 - Throw In

Brad Harman of Columbia, SC asks...

I attended a UEFA Cup game last night in Kaiserslautern, Germany. In the game a player from 1FCK was taking a thrown in. He moved up the touch line about 10-15 meters before attempting the throw-in. The referee blew the whistle and indicated that ...

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Law 1- The Field

Johan Torroledo of Los Angeles, CA USA asks...

To whom it may concern:..I would like to obtain some information about design requirements for soccer fields, i.e depth of soil, type of grass needed, drainage requirements...Please let me know if there are any standard requirements...Thank you for y...

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