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Other 8/7/2017

Dogan of Famagusta, North Cyprus asks...

what should referee do if a fan throws a knife to the pitch?

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Other 8/1/2017

john of new orleans, la usa asks...

This isn't a question for the crew, more a complaint about a part of referee culture.

Official Sports has released yet another new uniform design and it really annoys me. They used the old single stripe uniform for years, and maybe 4 years a...

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Other 7/30/2017

Spencer Staden of Sydney, nsw Australia asks...

Recently one of my players was tackled from behind and went to the ground injured. Both linesman flagged for play to be stopped but the ref played on. The ball shifted from one end of the pitch to another and despite calls for play to stop and for p...

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Other 7/9/2017

Mitch of Ottawa, Ontario Canada asks...

This is a question related to sportsmanship. I finished a U17 Boys match and the teams chose to come and shake mine and my assistants' hands. The procession went fine until the last player (the keeper) who stuck out his hand and then removed it when ...

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Other 6/24/2017

Ian Connell of Glasgow, Scotland asks...

If a referee in a youth Scottish cup tie is related to one of the teams coaches,is cousin. Is this a conflict of interest?...

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Other 6/23/2017

glenn of bay area, ca usa asks...

How do you feel, as a referee, about artificial turf vs. natural grass fields?

I know that professional players really hate artificial turf (I remember the US Women's team boycotting a few years ago because they were forced to play and pract...

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Other 6/15/2017

Gerald Ebuka of Owerri, Imo Nigeria asks...

Hello Board, how do i ever fulfil my potentials of becoming an international football official, because in Nigeria here, they kind of don't appreciate sports, football especially. HELP BRIGHTEN A STAR. Thanks ...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 6/13/2017

Gerald Ebuka of Owerri, Imo Nigeria asks...

Is the referee ever allowed to overule an off side Call from the AR. ...

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Other 6/8/2017

tommy dalziel of motherwell, State United Kingdom asks...

i have recently been made aware by now 3 referees that one of the coaches (assistant)has been warning refs about my sons previous tackles behaviour in previos games and to watch him on the park,,have you experienced this and what course of action can...

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Other 6/4/2017

Jason of smyrna, Georgia USA asks...

If the captain of the team leaves to go on loan and they come back, will they get the armband back?...

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