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League Specific 7/17/2019

Andre of Toronto, Ontario Canada asks...

I am a convenor for a soccer league. I had a player make a racial comment to an Asian player on another team. He referred to him a couple of times as Mr. Miyagi from the Karate Kid which almost sparked a brawl. The player was eventually red carded f...

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League Specific 6/9/2019

Megan of Gary, Indiana United States asks...

Hi! I'm reffing my first head ref job for the u10 age group. I'm fairly inexperienced, so I have a few questions. Firstly, Do the refs still call captains over at this age level? If not, how do we decide who gets the ball first? How long are the halv...

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League Specific 5/25/2019

Jorge Moreno of Thornton , Co United states asks...

I had a match today and this guy kicked me and I got a red card for retailation. I only pushed the player and I got suspended for 2 games. Is that right because I feel like it shouldve only been 1 game....

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League Specific 5/15/2019

Jim of Hollywood, MD USA asks...

We have issued a red card and informed the player that they are suspended for next weeks game.

The game was postponed due to weather.

Is the player to sit the next available game or can he claim that he sat the one week and that i...

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League Specific 4/30/2019

Lauren of Adel, Iowa United States of America asks...

How do you fill out a scorecard?...

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League Specific 4/9/2019

Pandea Radu-Mihnea of Munich, Germany asks...

What are the current rules when awarding an own goal.

For years a shot going on goal which was deflected by a defender was always considered a goal for the striker but in recent years many Governing Bodies have adopted a rule of awarding an ...

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League Specific 3/28/2019

maukudi abdullahi of lokoja, kogi nigeria asks...

Good day to every body in the house. please I just want to know. Is the VAR officials are retired referees or still active?...

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League Specific 3/13/2019

Matt of Bristow, VA USA asks...

Can a water break be used for game management purposes? I had a fairly chippy game and stopped the match for a player who had been 'kicked' in the nether regions. Neither myself nor my ARs saw a foul (as discussed post-match). Coach enters field p...

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League Specific 1/15/2019

Steve Hawkins of Altadena, California US asks...

AYSO National Rules and Regs specify a maximum of two coaches per match:

'b. Remain within the coaches technical area (Article I.G.2) during the match; a maximum of two coaches is permitted for each team.'

http://www.ayso...

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League Specific 1/14/2019

calum anderson of ardrossan, ayrshire scotland asks...

Hi,

My sons team were involved in a league match at the weekend. The goalkeeper from the team winning 2-1 (and had been winning most of the game) was injured by an opposing player (head knock)and the referee abandoned the game while under pr...

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