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League Specific 10/22/2016

Dave of Liverpool, Merseyside UK asks...

Are coaches and parents expected to confirm to laws around verbal advantage. In my son's under 12 league screams of ' he doesn't want it' are common when a child of 12 is attempting to develop composure on the ball. Understandably such shouts create ...

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League Specific 10/11/2016

John Smith of london, United Kingdom asks...

In the Premier League, when a player receives 5 yellow cards he is suspended for 1 game. In this scenario, a player is on 4 yellows and then receives a straight red card in a match. Are his 4 yellows still accounted for and the next yellow will mean ...

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League Specific 10/2/2016

Jack of Manteca, ca USA asks...

There continues to be multiple states of confusion over the new Build-Out lines, for U9-U10 play in recreational games. This confusion is causing coaches & referees to be frustrated. I even saw that one state association showed the build-out line a...

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League Specific 9/30/2016

sam of Vancouver, BC canada asks...

With the new rule of shaking hands at the beginning of a game, should refs encourage a second handshake at the end of the game?...

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League Specific 9/17/2016

Terence Farrell of ALTRINCHAM, Greater Manchester England asks...

In relation to Referees, are they allowed to officiate in matches that involve the City or town in which they were born?
The reason that I ask is that Anthony Taylor who was born in Manchester(Wikipedia website)and resides in Trafford the same b...

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League Specific 9/15/2016

Henry Gray of Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA United States asks...

regarding new build out line guidelines from US Soccer for 7v7 games for birth year 2008 ... when goalie picks up ball from flow of play, is he required to hold on to the ball until all offensive players have cleared out past the build out line? or c...

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League Specific 8/7/2016

mahyoub of nablus, nablus pa;estine asks...

could you provide me with videos r clips showing the offences and fouls take place off the pitch? also offside incidents??? according to the up-to-date changes
many thanks in advance...

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League Specific 7/27/2016

Smiffy of Harwich , Essex UK asks...

I am a bit confused as to who the new "not approaching" the referee applies to. Is it Premiership only or all levels as its going to be very difficult to explain something they have seen on tv is different on a Saturday afternoon amateur match...

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League Specific 7/23/2016

David of A Michigan city, Usa asks...

I coach in a somewhat competitive rec league. The league is sanctioned by ussf. And follows most of there rules. Except the league president assigns referees and almost all the time they are not certified and never wear a referee uniform and I don't ...

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League Specific 7/17/2016

John Godfrry of San Diego, CA United States asks...

After appealing a decision from the commissioner of the UPSL - I'm hoping you can help.

My team arrived to a match in Scottsdale. This is adult league UPSL soccer. The field didn't have lines painted.

I called the commissioner who...

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