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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/10/2017

Andrew of Columbus, OH USA asks...

I was working as an AR a junior high school-age game. During the game, a player committed an obvious handling foul in his own penalty area. The referee (far from the play) did not call it, so I put my flag up and signalled for the foul. I thought ...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 3/27/2017

Daniel of London, UK asks...

I came late into refereeing and am now into my fifties and have been officiating for about six years.

I recently was AR for a ladies game. blues were defending and cleared the ball. Reds played a long ball back from inside their own half as...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 3/21/2017

Sam Wake of East Fremantle, Western Australia Australia asks...

Why is this wrong?
Which of the following are the duties of an assistant referee as stated in this Law. Some of the following may be duties requested by the referee, however they are not stated in this Law.?

Advise the Referee of offense...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 3/18/2017

Eddie of Sanford , North Carolina United States asks...

So I had a referee on a u12 match. I told the lineman why he was line up with the wrong players. So it didn't matter who the last defender was he would always be line up with the player ahead of the last defender... isn't the second to last defender ...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 1/22/2017

Chandler Sam of Olympia, WASHINGTON United States asks...

As an Assistant referee, if the ball clearly crosses the goal line, then comes back into the field of play, what signal do I do to indicate the ball crossed the goal line? Example 2010 World Cup Germany Vs England, how would the assistant indicate th...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 11/22/2016

Murat of Robbinsville, New Jersey United States asks...

After drawing 2 PK's in the first half against a very aggressive defense line of the opposing team, our #10 player got clipped once more in the box and the main referee pointed the PK spot w/o hesitation while the AR who was ref'ing the very same hal...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 10/14/2016

Jacob Mungoma of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

I was CR for a league match. A DFK was being taken by Whites at around 30 yards from Blues goal direct to the post closer to the AR. The Blues had formed their barrier and I had taken a position on the left of the kicker and behind the barrier where ...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 10/13/2016

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

I guess I forgot to add, my initial response is to position myself 5 yards from the mark as a means of support for CR, especially when CR is out of position in counter attacks. Other factors may include how close the throw-in spot is from midfield vs...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 10/1/2016

Haji Hussain Jan of Muscat, Muscat Oman asks...

Any specific size for Assistant Referee Flag and flagpost? ...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 9/21/2016

bob of new york, ny usa asks...

Can assistant referees use 'unofficial' hand/voice signals?

Something that most assistant referees I've seen do (including myself) is that if a play is a close offside play but the player is onside, the AR will run with the through ball with...

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