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High School 2/6/2019

Larry of Danville, CA US asks...

I believe high school is now consistent with IFAB when considering DOGSO in the penalty area. Referencing a recently revised section in the 2018/2019 NFHS Rules Book:

'Section 12.8.1 Situation D: Player A, while attempting to play the ball,...

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High School 2/5/2019

Andrew Shih of Mequon, WI United States asks...

Can I play with a wrist cast? High school and or club soccer in the state of Wisconsin?...

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High School 2/4/2019

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Consider the following scenario:
Red team commits a cautionable offense while defending in their own 3rd outside the PA. Referee plays advantage, play continues and the ensuing shot is saved by the keeper. Play continues to the other end of the...

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High School 2/4/2019

B. Goktepe of Houston, Texas USA asks...

Can you award penalty kick to the attacking team and sent-off the offending player for DOGSO at the same time? or this is considered as double penalizing?

Please advise. ...

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High School 11/7/2018

Ryan of Elizabeth, Pennsylvania United States asks...

Last night in Erie, it was a very windy night during the PIAA first round playoff games. So windy that if the ball was placed on the turf for any type of free kick, it would begin to blow and roll. The boys figured it out to kick quickly and dealt ...

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High School 10/22/2018

Ron of Milwaukee, WI USA asks...

Scenario: Opposing players' feet/legs tangled resulting in the defender going down and the ball hitting his foot resulting in an own goal. It appears on film that both players were playing fairly and the entanglement was unintentional. Neither player...

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High School 10/20/2018

steve of oakland, CA usa asks...

why does high school feel the need to have different rules from FIFA/IFAB that all other youth leagues use? why do they make referees have to remember two sets of rules?...

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High School 10/19/2018

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Just so I'm not crazy, I need to ask this question:

What is the proper positioning on a PK using 2 Referees?

I was trail ref when the lead ref called a PK. He set up next to the penalty spot and told me to go to the goal line. Kee...

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High School 10/19/2018

Tony of SANDWICH, Massachusetts USA asks...

Even though a high school soccer goalie has six seconds to get rid of the ball out of his hands, is he not allowed to drop the ball on the ground inside his penalty area and pick up the ball, even if it occurs within six seconds?...

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High School 10/15/2018

Iain Doleman of Las Vegas, NV United States asks...

What constitutes possession by the goalkeeper....

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