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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 9/22/2018

Paul Graham of Carlisle , Cumbria United Kingdom asks...

Nail Extensions, should they be permitted in football without any controlling criteria. I have read the answers to a recent question on this from Male referees. However, I don't believe they are experienced to make a correct judgment as they've never...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 8/14/2018

Bernie of Denmark, Western Australia Australia asks...

I note in the FIFA rules that there is nothing stated about whether it is legal to wear shorts with OUTSIDE pockets.

However, I do see that 'A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to himself or another player'.
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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 8/3/2018

gary d of nashua, nh usa asks...

does it state in law 4 that a bandana is not allowed? An assessor mentioned this but I can't find any written clarification; it makes sense because loose ends can be pulled/stepped on....

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 6/30/2018

Leila of Denton, TX USA asks...

So i got my nose pierced 2 weeks ago and im asking if i put in a clear plastic nose ring in for games? Does it really matter if i wear a plastic one or no

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 6/19/2018

Daniel of Melbourne, Victoria Australia asks...

Hi there,

Is wearing a Hinged knee brace generally allowed or not allowed by rules, regulations and referees?
I unfortunately tore my ACL in April last year.
I play under FFV (Football Federation Victoria), Australia, in the Metropol...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 6/11/2018

colin abel of georgetown, guyana asks...

what decision should be taken if an attacker loses his boot while shooting towards the goal which results in another player scoring a goal?? NB: both the boot and the ball went in the same direction however the boot did not hit the keeper....

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 5/18/2018

Lilly of Menlo Park, California America asks...

So I broke my finger and I have a metal splint. I have a soccer tournament this weekend and I was wondering if I can play with the splint on and wrap it up....

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 4/4/2018

karl dillon of Manchester, United Kingdom asks...

My ex wife has got my 13 yr old daughter Acrylic nails over the Easter holiday and she is worried she will not be able to play in her U13 girls football league matches while she wears them, is there an official line on this ?

Cheers...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 3/24/2018

Andrew of Wilmington, North Carolina Usa asks...

Hi,

I was center ref during a rec game today. During play, the AR raised his flag. I stopped the game thinking it was offside. He notified me one of the players who had just substituted into the game didn't have shin guards on. Two questions...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 1/19/2018

Chrissy of New Durham , NH USA asks...

My son wears hearing aids on a regular basis. Hes been playing both rec and competitive soccer with them for four years and hasnt had any issues with a ref not allowing him to play until we traveled down to Florida to compete. The ref gave his coac...

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