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Law 5 - The Referee 3/15/2018

Har Rymam of Athens, Attica Greece asks...

I do not understand why you were surprized with the comment the AR allegedly made.
The specific stadium is one of the most difficult to referee. Diego Maradona said after he played there with Napoli, that he had never seen anything...

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Law 5 - The Referee 3/15/2018

AEK Fan Club of NY of New York, New York USA asks...

First of all thank you to all for answering my question.

This is simply a followup on the answer given by mr. Peter Grove.
The last scene on the pitch was with the referee and his hand raised, disallowing the goal.

Following tha...

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Law 5 - The Referee 2/28/2018

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, Virginia United States asks...

Lots of VAR controversy in the FA Cup Tottenham v Rochedale match.
Two questions: I'm having a problem seeing that the Referee and VAR Ref are being consistent in two of the early decisions. At 0...

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Law 5 - The Referee 2/26/2018

olivia of carindale, Queensland 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 2/7/2018

Zac Kalinko of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

Do you need correct;

1) Field markings
2) Corner flags
3) Halfway flags
4) Correct sized goalposts
5) Goal nets
6) Technical areas

Thank you!...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/29/2018

Alex of fort collins, colorado USA asks...

This is a question on advantage. Team 1 has ball possession on Team 2's half of the field. A striker from team 1 takes a shot which is blocked by an intentional hand-ball from team 2's defense inside the box. (The goalie was no where close to blockin...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/28/2018

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

Dear panel,3 questions if you don't mind. At the recent Liverpool cup tie v WBA 4 minutes were added on despite being v.a.r.situations which took a while,a few injuries & substitutions when should have been much longer-why wasnt it?
2-when refs c...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/22/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

While I don't live in Kentucky, I am a retired prosecutor & can say unequivocally that a citizen cannot 'charge' anyone with a criminal action. And only on TV can a citizen decide to 'press' or 'not press' criminal charges.

e.g. AYSO gives ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/16/2018

Alex Botero of fort collins, colorado USA asks...

I just completed my referee course this past Saturday, and I'm pretty excited to start reffing. I got a confirmation email saying that I will receive a packet shortly with an ID card and more (wasn't specific on what else). It also said that I don't ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/15/2018

Daniel of Bacau, Romania asks...

Please, tell me, where it is written, if it is, that when players from both teams commit offences one after other at a short interval of time when the ball is in play, the referee must punish the first offence.

Thank you,

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