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Law 5 - The Referee 4/30/2017

Saul F. of Goshen, IN USA asks...

I need advice on whistles. First of all, I had two games on a Sunday as center. The thing is that after going home I had a ringing noise in both of my ears and maybe it was from the whistle. What can I do so I don't get back that ringing noise anymor...

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Law 5 - The Referee 4/30/2017

Dave Bober of Waynesville, NC US asks...

Ordered a youth referee kit for a new ref...along with everything he received his yellow and red card and also a card with a '2' on it. What is its purpose? We are very curious....

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Law 5 - The Referee 4/7/2017

kaissi of Wildomar, Ca USA asks...

Goalkeeper challenges an attacker, he collect the ball but goes down in pain(broke his leg)he release the ball, attacker gains the ball and about to score, WHAT DO YOU DO AS A REFEREE? stop the game or NOT?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 4/2/2017

IAN DOIG of dunfermline, fife scotland asks...

how long can the referee stop a player from coming back onto the pitch after treatment....

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Law 5 - The Referee 3/31/2017

Fidel Jaary of Mt Roskill, Auckland, Auckland New Zealand asks...

At the time of the toss, what do referees say to both captains.

If you could help me answer this question i would be grateful.



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Law 5 - The Referee 3/29/2017

Rohan Ramgarib of Barrackpore, Trinidad & Tobago asks...

A Referee made a Wrong decision and called off side when a Player scored a goal. it is clearly seen on the reply that the player was on side. can the off side be revoked by the officials even if the game is completed or does the referee decision is ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 3/21/2017

Steve of Stockton, CA USA asks...

I have been a referee mentor in NorCal for several years, and no, there is no difference in the way NorCal and FIFA interpret and apply advantage. That being said, at U11, you are likely to have players who are still not used to playing through fouls...

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Law 5 - The Referee 3/19/2017

Dane of Lincoln, California Usa asks...

Do cal north rules differ much from fifa rules,

My main question is about 'law 5' which is the 'advantage' rule or guideline.

The referee- allowing play to continue when the team against which an offence has been committed will bene...

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Law 5 - The Referee 3/19/2017

Rick Hartley of Leeds , West Yorkshire United Kingdom asks...

Can a referee swear at a player ? When a player asks for his reason for a decision?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 3/14/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

While I hope none of us have to encounter the following, if we did, Id like to ensure I know the right process to follow.

The LOTG state:

Referee can send a player off from pre-match pitch inspection onwards

Referee can...

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