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Law 5 - The Referee 2/7/2017

bob of ny, ny usa asks...

What should the typical plan of action be for removing unruly parents from sidelines of games? I do youth soccer, so I am specifically talking parents. I assume that higher level games like high school, college, etc you have security that can remove ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/29/2017

Ali of Manama, Manama Bahrain asks...

If a ref gives a player a yellow card for a tackle, can he change that to a red card if the medical team find out its a really bad injury (i.e. Broken bone etc) to the player who was tackled?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/28/2017

Hannah Shay of Keysville, Virginia United States asks...

After a card is displayed to a player a Referee may not change or correct the decision but may provide relevant information in the game report if the card was displayed in error. Is this true or false?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/25/2017

Krez of Bogalusa, LA United States asks...

Time is about to expire. There is a deliberate handball in the box and the AR raises his flag. The referee does not see the flag or the foul and blows to end the game. The AR calls the referee over and they talk. He then calls the players back on and...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/23/2017

Liam of Las Vegas, USA asks...

Question I'm new to reffing and I had a incident at a match a few weeks ago in a rec league game with a coach who had been heckling me all game and finally said this ref doesen't know what he is f***ing doing over a throw in. I was shocked that someo...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/16/2017

oliver of sydney, nsw australia asks...

The following items summarise your powers and duties as a referee. However we got a bit carried away and included some items that are not in the Laws. Your task is to check Law 5 (and possibly other relevant Laws) to discover which items are part of ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/16/2017

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, Virginia USA asks...

After reading revised wording in Law 5, I found the following question on my recertification exam: (T/F) The referee can show the red card or yellow card only after the match has begun. Knowing the Law says the referee 'has the power to show yellow...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/14/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australis asks...

The LOTG state:

Law 5 now allows the referee to send a player off before the kick-off (from the pre-match inspection of the field of play onwards).

Questions is around how far in advance of the scheduled start time of a match can we...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/6/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

For what it is worth, Mark of San Rafael asked about CR signals for offside and this made me think about what we do down here in our local park footy leagues.

When we have an AR running the line and signalling the offside, we only need (as t...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/5/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

The last sentence from Ref Dawson in the replies to the 31148 post " is gold. ...

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