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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 9/24/2018

Tim Fullmer of Horseheads, New York United States asks...

During our game the opposing goalie came out of the penalty box with ball in hand. Rightfully the ref called a handball just outside the box. Little to our knowing there was just a few seconds left on the clock. As soon as our player kicked it toward...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 6/27/2018

Dan Netti of Auburn, New York Cayuga asks...

Hi all, what's your thoughts on stoppage time for a U19 rec league? Most of these players play for their high schools during the school year. Considering the ball goes a ways when booted out of bounds or over the goal I've been adding a minute or two...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 5/3/2018

Trevor phillips of Preston, lancashire United Kingdom asks...

In the first half of a game there has been no injuries substitutions or time wasting, then in the 44th minute a player is injured and it takes 5 minutes before the game can restart. My question is, on the restart how lond does the referee play. In my...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 4/19/2018

Jason lewis of Llandrindod Wells, Wales Wales asks...

Can a referee blow up from a throw in where the ball is still in the air and which has come off a attacking player and the ball is still the air and whistle full time...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 1/18/2018

Daniel of Bacau, Romania asks...

May the referee change a decision on realising that it is incorrect or on the advice of another match official if he has signalled the end of the second half and did not leave the field of play (the match is not terminated, yet)?

Thank you ...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 11/24/2017

Chris Greene of Kathu, Phuket Thailand asks...

During a match we scored a goal while the referee was blowing for full-time. He disallowed the goal. Should it have counted? Does the game finish when the ref STARTS blowing the whistle or when he FINISHES blowing it??...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 10/29/2017

kevin of newcastle, tyne&wear united kingdom asks...

in a recent game we played the referee blew for half time and players from both teams left the pitch. the coaches from the other team then protested that he blew on 40 minutes and not 45 minutes. The referee then got the players back on the pitch to ...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 10/22/2017

Joseph of Concord, CA USA asks...

Thoughts on telling players how much time is left in a game if they ask? I have players ask probably 3-4 times a game near the end of each half how much time is left. I would prefer to not tell them or have to look down at my watch and possibly miss ...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 6/25/2017

eileen henrriquez of wadsworth, OHIO united states asks...

my husband plays tournament soccer, and after seeing his last game and doing research i have to ask this question. time was almost up for his game. his team had the ball and was headed toward the goal box. as soon as a pass was made and literaly almo...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 6/4/2017

gary of nashua, nh USA asks...

How does one properly terminate a match?What specific game report items should be mentioned? I assume any prior cards are included?...

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