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Question Number: 14006

Other 10/1/2006

RE: intramural Adult

matt molski of new haven, ct usa asks...

if i passed a ball to my teammate, and he shot, it deflected off the goalie right back to him, and then he kicked it in, do i still get the assist on that play?

Answer provided by Referee Chuck Fleischer

The Laws of the Game do not mention assists in scoring goals, just what a goal is. Statisticians keep track of those things and only they know how they gather statistics.

Regards,



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Answer provided by Referee Ben Mueller

Depends on the statician.



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Answer provided by Referee Jeroen Krijvenaar

A trickie question, depends what the statician says, and what is said in the papers...hope you got it doh...;-)



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