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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 9/22/2014

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA United States asks...

This question is more about communication between the officials and the responsibility of the AR.

In this play, #7 white is clearly offsides and the AR on the far side raises his flag, and snaps it to get the referee's attention (spotlighted...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 9/22/2014

Jay LaFountain of Coldwater, MI USA asks...

I wanted some opinions on how you would handle the situation described as a center and as an AR.

CU14 game. Free kick just outside the penalty box, on the AR side, so I'm standing right there. Everyone is backed away at least 10 yards, and...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 9/16/2014

adam wallace of sagae, yamagata japan asks...

great info as ever..

again on offside..
i was doing linesman yesterday and momentarily raised the flag on an offside player,and immediately dropped it as an onside player rushed to the ball.
i understand this is my mistake and i shou...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 4/19/2014

Scott of Santa Rita, Guam USA asks...

As an AR, what is the proper signal to the CR when a player takes a goal kick and they did not place the ball correctly on the line? Thank you. I raised my flag straight up to get the attention of the CR and once he acknowledged my sig...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 1/19/2014

Alex of richmond hill, Ontario Canada asks...

Although it is unusual, I might want to add a situation I experienced when this happened. The CR during the pregame told the ARs (which I am one of): 'Leave the foul in the penalty area to me. Leave the foul in other areas to me. If you see an offsid...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 1/9/2014

Harry Adamson of Winnipeg, MB. Canada asks...

Why in the English Premier Division do the linesmen carry different colored flags?...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 1/3/2014

J varney of Derby, England asks...

Why do linesmen have to be on a particular side?...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 12/21/2013

kaya of basseterre, st. kitts and nevis asks...

The assistant referee has the authority to;

Send a team official who abuses you away from the Technical Area?

Ensure that no unauthorised person enters the field of play?

Act as timekeeper?

Check a substitutes equi...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 11/9/2013

Peter of Savannah, GA USA asks...

I recently was the Referee in a game when a team kept beating an offside trap and scored two goals . The defending team was very upset and one of the defenders was an A/R I had worked with who assured me the call's were wrong . I positioned myself to...

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Law 6 - Assistant Referee 10/30/2013

ian mckeown of eastbourne, east sussex england asks...

if a linesman also happens to be a coach of one of the clubs that are playing is he allowed to also coach the team while acting in an official capacity as a linesman

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