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Donovan Dowling of Olathe, Kansas USA asks...

When I am on a job I sometimes find myself with a referee that does not have all of his colored uniforms.(sometimes only yellow) I found my self in a game where the teams conflicted with the AR's uniform so I had both of the AR's where yellow as i wo...

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Mike of Prospect, CT USA asks...

Is there a rule for soccer Refs as to the proper shirt to wear as a ref? Example, Many games this year the refs have worn gold/yellow jerseys with black strips. Our team colors are Gold/Yellow and black. Many a game we have lost the ball due to our p...

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Joe of , Maryland United States asks...

Re: recent question #7069..Am about to begin classes to become a certified USSF referee in my area. (FWIW, your site was a large influence in that decision; thanks.) Having read your answer as to what the referee takes to the field, I am left to won...

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Andy Macdonald of Guisborough, Cleveland England asks...

Can a referee say that a soccer team is s**t?...

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of , NTX USA asks...

Re # 3565:.I was not yelling at you, just venting against the USSF..However, your answers indicated that anyone who is happy being a grade 8 referee or grade 10 AR who is happy to do local games would not be required to purchase the blue shirt. You ...

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of , NTX USA asks...

What is the deal with the new Blue Shirt for referees? The frequency where it would be needed are very remote. Besides, it still would not be enough choices if you have a red and yellow team, with a GK in blue and the other one in black. It is red...

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chester miller of farmington, nm asks...

re 2261, concerning sleeve length and color of referee's jersey's. While I do not see how it makes a great deal of difference, the ussf is very concerned that each official have the same length of sleeve exposed, as stated in the ATR's. I suppose the...

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John Hanson of , Canada asks...

I am a newly certified referee and I was wondering what different companies make ref jerzeys and which ones are worth buying and which ones should i leave on the rack. also - what color of jerzy should i buy?..Thanks - John...

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edward krenz of london, engald asks...

When a player is sent off, the referee will produce a red card; however i've noticed some are round. is there a standard on shape and size, or can you only get round ones.?...

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Chuck of Big Rapids, MI USA asks...

REf socks - sources ..This may seem trivial, however it is a real problem. All of the ref socks that I have purchased for referees here recently have nylon uppers which, while they don't slide down, are so tight that they are uncomfortable for some -...

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