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Other 6/2/2017

adam wallace of nakayama, yamagata Japan asks...

another futsal question.
for a shot just before the buzzer that hits a defender (not gk) does the play end when it hits him or does it count as a goal if it goes in after that?
again-thanks
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Other 6/2/2017

adam wallace of nakayama, yamagata Japan asks...

thanks!

i am confused on this because the japanese futsal rule book 2016/17 says this is a direct freekick.has the law changed?
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Other 5/31/2017

adam wallace of nakayama, yamagata Japan asks...

futsal question.

in the event that an extra player from the sub bench runs on to the pitch and stops a goal scoring chance-i understand he gets redcarded and one of the same team also is removed.however,how is play restarted??can penalties b...

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Other 5/14/2017

roger of goa, India asks...

If the striker shoots the ball on target and the ball hits the goalkeeper, then hits the post, then again the goalkeeper, and finally goes in, is the goal given to the striker or is it an own goal by the goalkeeper?...

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Other 5/11/2017

Russell of Sydney, Downunder asks...

As always - great to read others viewpoints.

The last paragraph from ref Grove is a good summation of the topic. And inside the paragraph, the use of 'can' is an important fine point (i.e. - not guaranteed to 'help').

So I guess we...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/10/2017

Andrew of Columbus, OH USA asks...

I was working as an AR a junior high school-age game. During the game, a player committed an obvious handling foul in his own penalty area. The referee (far from the play) did not call it, so I put my flag up and signalled for the foul. I thought ...

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Other 5/3/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA United States asks...

Sorry it took me some time to get back here to read your answers to the question :)

With regards to the size differential ... unfortunately this was a situation where the tournament only accepted 24 teams at the U13 age group and our team (t...

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Other 4/15/2017

Mathias Lava of De Pinte, Belgie Belgium asks...

On several different Brazilian news sites, I'm reading that Manuel Seijas wants to leave Internacional SC for Chapecoense. Can he? Because the transfer window is only open until the end of March...

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Other 4/11/2017

Brent Goodrich of Leonardtown , Maryland United States asks...

I recently officiated a u-11 boys travel game. After the game when the players came out for handshakes, several players decided to 'dab' instead of shake my hand. What would be the proper response to this? I hardly feels fair to yellow card them for ...

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Other 4/11/2017

steve brown of orillia, ontario canada asks...

I HAVE TRIED DIFFERENT WAYS IN KEEPING MY BOOK DRY. WE OFTEN REF IN WEATHER THAT IS POURING RAIN, BLOWING RAIN ETC AND I FIND IT DIFFICULT TO KEEP MY BOOK DRY. I HAVE EVEN RESORTED TO HAVING ONE OF MY AR'S KEEP THE SCORE BECAUSE MY GAME SHEET BECAME ...

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