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Law 1- The Field 8/31/2018

John of Ireland , Ireland Ireland asks...

Hi, i just reffed a game on a field that had some AstroTurf on it, one strip in one box (penalty spot) and the goal area and penalty spot in the other box. Is that permitted? I know that the laws allow for a hybrid system if the competition allows fo...

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Law 1- The Field 8/21/2018

kenneth blair of aberdeen, Scotland asks...

well guys sorry you all missed it but Kepa when walking to his goal before the coin toss you can see him drag his foot outside the 18yrd box in the middle he continues to the goal line puts his back to the goal looks left and right makes sure he is i...

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Law 1- The Field 7/30/2018

bob of los angeles, ca usa asks...

if a field uses those corner flags that are spring loaded with a base, that causes the flag to bend back and forth with the wind rather than standing straight upright, what should the referee allow if the flag is in the way of a corner kicker?
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Law 1- The Field 7/30/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

At least in our area, the gridiron football uprights can be pivoted 180ยบ, so they are not anywhere near the soccer crossbar. Others should check into this option.

I now carry a roll of rope in my ref bag, so it can be be used as a pulling d...

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Law 1- The Field 7/18/2018

Ron of Minneapolis, Minnesota USA asks...

The goal posts are positioned 6 inches behind the goal line, and can not be moved to the correct position on the goal line. For a penalty kick under these circumstances, should the goalkeeper be required to remain on a line between the goal posts, o...

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Law 1- The Field 6/23/2018

paul of ocala, FL US asks...

What determines the location of a foul if it occurs at the edge of the penalty box. If a defender is inside the box but the ball and attacker are outside and the defender reaches across the line and pulls the attacker down, is that a PK? Reversing ...

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Law 1- The Field 6/8/2018

Frank of Idaho Falls, Idaho USA asks...

We have 3 coaches on the roster, all are present at all games. We were told at a game that only ONE coach can be instructing players on the field, per the FIFA rules. We've read through them and can't find any mention of this... is this a rule? Or in...

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Law 1- The Field 4/15/2018

Roger of Clapham Common, South London England asks...

I saw a discussion yesterday on 'You Are the Ref' forum. A video was posted of the Juventus players (probably about 2 or 3 different players) trying to distract Michael Oliver (the referee) whilst they took turns at kicking, scuffing and attempting t...

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Law 1- The Field 3/25/2018

taha of muscat, oman asks...

If goal poles crashed down and striker shoot the ball in said the area used to be the goal is the ball counted as a goalball ...

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Law 1- The Field 1/10/2018

Conor Hartwell of Banana, Queensland Australia asks...

What is the compulsory items that a pitch must have for the match to commence?...

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