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Appearance 7/17/2010

Walt Heatherly of Hendersonville, TN USA asks...

I am in need of new ref shoes. Due to the fact that I wear a size 14 shoe, my options are fairly limited. If you were an assignor, assessor, etc. would you consider these shoes appropriate? My concerns were just that the color of them may not have as...

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Appearance 6/16/2010

Mahdi farsi of Tehran, Iran asks...

I have a question.
Is it possible for a referee or his/her assistant having ring on fingers? Some referees in Iran recommend that referee should not slick ring. ...

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Appearance 4/26/2010

A. H. of Overland Park, Kansas USA asks...

I always hear that referees, if they choose to wear an undershirt, must wear a black one. Yet, I see MLS referees wearing white undershirts which are easily revealed with the new Adidas jersey cut. Does the color matter?...

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Appearance 3/26/2010

Daniel of Stouffville, Ontario Canada asks...

I know the rule is that a keeper needs to wear a different colour jersey compared to the field players on both teams.

i also know that in England they used to always have green jerseys for the keepers.

last night, the Philadelphia U...

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Appearance 2/25/2010

Ali of etown, ky america asks...

Are you allowed to use black cleats that have white stripes on them for reffing?...

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Appearance 10/8/2009

Amy Lloyd of Portland, OR USofA asks...

What is your [recommended] practice talking with Coach-Manager during team check-in when s/he wears sun-glasses/shades?
For the same reason - having eye contact with players and Asst Referees - I prefer talking with coach-manager sans shades, and...

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Appearance 6/7/2009

Referee of KC, KS USA asks...

I was wondering when the Adidas jerseys are to come out for refs to use. I'm looking at upgrading my kit to the pro USSF short sleeve style, but debating whether or not to hold off until Adidas takes over (if they do).

I'm selling my old one...

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Appearance 4/30/2009

Walt of G, TN USA asks...

I have just been wondering lately if there is an order of the referee uniforms. Is there a default color? I mostly see yellow worn in rec (mostly because that's the only color the new refs have). However, in state tourneys and higher level I have see...

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Appearance 11/1/2008

Melvin Hagerman of colorado springs, Colorado U.S.A. asks...

RE: the referee that has problems finding socks (he's 6'5' and a teen): He could also try places online like Casual Male's or King Size's online sites--they have socks that go into size ranges of 12-17 or 13-17. Not sure if it is the TYPE of sock--...

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Appearance 10/17/2008

D. Storey of Garland, TX U S A asks...

Who decides which color referee jerseys the officials should wear? Does NTX pass this down to local associations, or do local ref. associations decide? I ask because the green ref. jersey is the new style and I want to know if there is an obligatio...

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