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Law 7 - Match Duration 7/3/2016

George of Surprise, AZ USA asks...

I have a question in reference to the duration of soccer match, but in specific, to the rule that defines a soccer match to be considered finished. An example that I would like to bring is the current Euro 2016. Germany beat Italy applying the pen...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 7/3/2016

Jack of Sydney , NSW Australia asks...

Hey , A couple of weeks ago , my team was winning 2-1 with 1 minute to play , the Ref Was blowing full time and the other team did not hear and scored at the end of the whistle and the other team was complaining about it . It was not counted ,Should ...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 7/1/2016

Frank of WASHINGTON, New Jersey Warren asks...

what is the rule in soccer for a ball in flight and the time expire...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 6/30/2016

michael of mount pocono, pa usa asks...

just a question, when the half time interval begin? is correct a soon the players leave of the field or when the referee blow the whistle at the end of the first period?
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Law 7 - Match Duration 6/27/2016

Pierre of jhb, jhb rsa asks...

Morning. I would like to know in a soccer match, what happens when a referee refuses to continue referring a game. A new ref is asked to referee the game. How should the game continue. then the next ref refs for 10 minutes then walks of the field. A ...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 6/26/2016

Dave Yearwood of Gillingham, Kent United Kingdom asks...

Today my team was playing a match in a 7-a-side tournament. It was the dying seconds of the game we were losing 4-3 my player scored as the referee started to blow his whistle and went in before he'd blown it for the third time to signal the end of t...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 5/25/2016

Matt Noah of Fargo, ND USA asks...

Thank you both for your excellent responses to my question. I especially enjoyed the Clive Thomas video. In youth soccer, many coaches employ tactics which slow down games in hopes that the game ends prior to the opposing team having an opportunity...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 5/24/2016

Matt Noah of Fargo, ND USA asks...

A referee awarded our team a corner kick. While setting up for the corner kick, the referee blew his whistle for halftime and were not allowed to take our corner kick? Is this the correct call and can you point to a section of the rules which cover...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 5/20/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I know the referee can't change the amount of time for the 2nd half, but I thought the question involved finishing the first half.

Suppose the ball goes over the touch line & referee blows the whistle to end the first half & immediately real...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 5/19/2016

peter babbage of hjørring, Denmark asks...

I'm sure you must have covered this before biut I can't locate it. The referee plays just 40 minutes in the first half. In the break he realises his mistake. So shpould he then play an extra 5 minutes after t eh break, then stop play and restart to p...

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