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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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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 9/20/2016

Mike Monce of Lebanon, CT USA asks...

I'd like to comment on the CRs behavior to his young AR on the handling call.

I generally ref within two adjoining small rural towns with small populations. The ref pool generally consists of 5-6 adult refs, and then numerous kids ranging...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 9/18/2016

Louis Scheffer of Ashburn, VA United States asks...

About 2 hours ago I had an incident with a center referee.
The game was a Travel u14 game mid division game. I was on a game with myself as an AR, another AR and a Center. At the end of the game, I saw a handball on the other side of th...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 8/14/2016

Andy Quiligotti of Manchester, Cheshire England asks...

Why do the linesmen only work the pitch to the left of the goalkeeper and never the half to the right ??????...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 7/8/2016

MARV of Bowmanville, Ontario Canada asks...

RE: Euro Semi-Final France Germany

Germany's Schweinsteiger was called/cautioned for deliberately handling the ball near the end of the first half with the infraction resulting in a PK. I noticed the following:

1. CR Rizzoli did not...

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