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Law 5 - The Referee 10/1/2017

Garner Felicien of Castries , Saint Lucia asks...

If a player is injured and on the ground can the referee show that player a yellow card ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/29/2017

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN USA asks...

What would happen if a goal is accidentally scored by a referee? Is the goal disallowed or allowed? for example it hits off the referee and goes into the goal, what is the correct restart?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/26/2017

Nick of Lewis Lake, Nova Scotia Canada asks...

Thank you all for your reassurance regarding my previous question. I was almost certain it was correct, too, but the apoplectic reaction from the Red team's coach on the day and the responses on social media had me bewildered - surely they (the coach...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/2/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Definitely not VC, as there was no malice or aggression, hence why I did opted to do nothing.

As this was a first time experience of an incident like this specific nature, it did have me thinking about the 'use' of the push and so subsequen...

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Law 5 - The Referee 8/21/2017

john of new orleans, la usa asks...

I'm curious as to what your crew thinks about interacting with fans as a referee. As a youth referee obviously we deal a lot with parents on the sideline right a few yards from the field and directly behind one of the ARs.

For me personally,...

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Law 5 - The Referee 7/31/2017

arowosaye of lagos , lagos nigeria asks...

what should the ref do if a match is not ended due to fight or arguement? When one side is winning ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 7/6/2017

Jannie van der Merwe of Barcelona, Barcelona EspaƱa asks...

Dear Sir

Player violence after whistle blows for half time -
within the ambit of the rules of the game or not?


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Law 5 - The Referee 6/21/2017

Amy Lloyd of Santa Cruz, California USofA asks...

In a match report filed 2 years ago by a referee I have now found 'alternate facts.' To be blunt, this referee has lied about incidents and anyone reading the description will not find anything wrong as it would appear justifiable. One incident is de...

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Law 5 - The Referee 6/12/2017

John Nagel of Wilmette, IL USA asks...

Yesterday, I was CR at a U10 game. The keeper took a hard shot in the face. She immediately went down, covered her face, and was crying. Before I could assess the situation and respond by blowing my whistle, the attacking team gathered the rebound...

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Law 5 - The Referee 6/5/2017

gary of nashua, nh 03060 asks...

I was actually more as so referring to proper procedure to abandon a match if a ejected player/coach refuses to leave, what should be mentioned in the game report, all previous cards?...

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