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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 1/3/2017

Alyssa of na, georgia United States asks...

I tore my MCL approximately a month ago. Our soccer season is coming up and I have to wear a hinged knee brace. The hinges are covered by padding and cloth by DonJoy, I did not alter it in any way. Am I able to play with this brace?...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 12/26/2016

Alexis of portsmouth, virginia United States asks...

If a player with white shorts with black hems chooses to wear undershorts, could they either wear white or black even though white is the dominant color of the shorts...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 12/12/2016

alex gutierrez of corona, CALIFORNIA United States asks...

I was watching the playoffs for MLS and something caught my attention. When the teams went to kicks from the mark and were waiting at the center line, Seattle's team had run to the bench and grabbed their coats while Toronto's team did not. Does th...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 12/9/2016

Pierre clavel of Ithaca, NY Usa asks...

In the college cup semifinal between wake and Denver, the keeper for Denver wore no shin guards. A center mid for Denver, #17 also wore no shin guards. Is this equipment not required in NCAA? ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 12/5/2016

kylee venetsanakos of fpo, ap usa asks...

I have read the current NFHS handbook and I see no mention of not allowing players to roll up their sleeves in a game or that the uniform must have sleeves. Last season my girls were asked many times to stop rolling their sleeves...I just would like...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 12/4/2016

Neil Jacobs of Peterborough, England asks...

A bit of a strange one more to do with maintaining the credibility of the referee than clarifying a rule. My son stopped to do his shoe laces up mid match and when the referee saw him pulled him up on it saying 'you need my permission to do those up....

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/30/2016

Gerrard Barnes of Belfast, Antrim Northern Ireland asks...

If a player removes his shirt after celebrating his goal, but underneath that shirt he has another, identical shirt with all numbers, badges etc, does he still get booked?...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/26/2016

Arjun adiga of Banglore, karnataka India asks...

as per our laws of the game in soccer any form of jewellery is not permitted for any player inside fop but i found in one of the clips wherein platinum mixed jewellery is worn by neymar. can this be allowed..? or any subjections or justifications? p...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/24/2016

Steven of Seattle, WA USA asks...

Very strange situation happened this weekend that I will probably never have again. I was the center referee in a game and did not perform the pre-game player equipment check. The previous game I was on was running late, so one of my ARs (a state ref...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/19/2016

Joe of Wharton, New Jersey United States of America asks...

If the home team and away team both have the same color uniforms with the same color lettering who is responsible for changing shirts or wearing pinnie's if there are no alternate colors to be worn? I have had this situation arise numerous times and ...

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