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Mike Sherwin of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. ENGLAND asks...

This happened to me last season, and I have a question relating to the circustances...I was doing exactly what a referee is supposed to do, and that was keeping up with play. A player had a very good shot on goal from 12 yards out, that was equally w...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

jon of scarbro, uk asks...


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Law 1- The Field

mINDY of South Mountain, Ontario Canada asks...

can the defences run past the center line? cause whenever i played they let us, but there r some people who say u can't do that....

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Law 1- The Field

Mark Heisel of Elkton, va USA asks...

At what point can a goalie legally touch the ball with his hands?.A) When the ball crosses the plane of the penalty area..B) When the entire ball is in the penalty area..C) When the majority of the ball has entered the penalty area..D) When the ball ...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment

j. sontag of florida, ny usa asks...

player has acast up to his wrist doctor has given okay to play. cast will come off after the tournament. this is a indoor tournament. is he eligible to play?...

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Gary Steber of Marion, IL US asks...

Offsides question--.Player A of the attacking team is in an offsides position when player B of the attacking team attempts to pass the ball to him. Defender C intercepts the ball and dribbles forward passing to defender D who looses the ball to Play...

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Owen of Deeside, not sure! Wales asks...

Hi ref, ya might like this one:. the keeper collects the ball from a long range shot and then.kicks it straight at the back of the ref's neck, the ball flies over the keepers head and into the back of the net! what should the ref give?. PLEASE ge...

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Law 11 - Offside

Jeff of , Canada asks...

I have talked to a number of sources on this topic but I am always seeking more oppinions. These topics have probably been beeten to death, but anyway...1.) I was wonering what types of whistles are best to use and how is it best to attach them? I...

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Ken Green of Rancho Cordova, asks...

I posted the following question about a year ago:.""Class I U-18 boys; direct kick; Attacker takes quick kick with defender 4 feet away. Defender sticks out leg and blocks shot. I allowed play to continue but coach complained (bitterly, and was award...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

g. adranly of moraga, cal, cal usa asks...

-a player after asking for a 10yds. kicks the ball but misses wide , should he/she be given a second chance,or shot, even though the ref. asked him/her to wait for the wistl?.. .- on an inderict free kick , can a defending player move closer than 10 ...

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