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Law 3 - The Players 3/29/2017

steve of Altadena, ca us asks...

AYSO categorically does not have a rule modification that would require an injured GK to leave the field of play. In AYSO, referees for U10 are very often very new referees. (And all referees in AYSO are volunteers -- many extremely dedicated, some...

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Law 3 - The Players 3/28/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA United States asks...

I wanted to follow up on the second part of this question. I was able to locate the tournament rules online, and the only statement regarding uniform numbers is the following:

'Players must wear numbers visible on the back of their uniforms...

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Law 3 - The Players 3/27/2017

Terry Camerrer of Ewa Beach, Hawaii USA asks...

I realize AYSO bends the rules of soccer to a great extent, but I am going to ask this question to see if it is a new rule or just one somebody thought up on the spur of the moment.
The setting is a 10U boys game. The goalie of one side made a s...

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Law 3 - The Players 3/12/2017

Alan Dowell of Huntington Beach, CA USA asks...

Just a simple correction.
Player may only re-enter after play has restarted; if the ball is in play, re-entry must be from touchline, but if ball is out of play can be any boundary line....

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Law 3 - The Players 3/1/2017

skye of maryborough, qld australia asks...

is there any restrictions or exemptions on goalkeeping?

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Law 3 - The Players 2/10/2017

Laura of Santa rita, GU USA asks...

A player is carried off the field from an injury and the ball was in possession of the opposing team, no foul called. The injured player started the game in a hard brace from her thigh to her shin. Is this legal? To play with a hard cast? She later r...

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Law 3 - The Players 2/7/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

When seven become six.

I was AR in a match very similar to that which Gary of Niagara Falls mentioned (post 31225).

In an All Age low division match, team A started with only 8 players and down 0-8 at the break. They lost a player t...

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Law 3 - The Players 2/5/2017

anndeetee of Kilmarnock, Scotland asks...

When taking a corner can only one player leave the field of play? I have just seen a corner where two players were lining up to take the corner, both off the field of play....

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Law 3 - The Players 2/3/2017

Gary of Niagara Falls, ON Canada asks...

A team is playing with 7 players, one of the players gets injured. At the next stoppage the player leaves the field for treatment, what should the referee do?

1. Abandon the match if player can't continue
2. Wait for the player to receiv...

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Law 3 - The Players 2/3/2017

John Pilkington of Leigh, Lancs United Kingdom asks...

What would the implications be if a player was sent from the field of play but he happened to be the only first aid trained person on site? I understand he must leave the field but what about the venue and the surrounding area? ...

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