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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 3/21/2017

Sam Wake of East Fremantle, Western Australia Australia asks...

Why is this wrong?
Which of the following are the duties of an assistant referee as stated in this Law. Some of the following may be duties requested by the referee, however they are not stated in this Law.?

Advise the Referee of offense...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 3/18/2017

Eddie of Sanford , North Carolina United States asks...

So I had a referee on a u12 match. I told the lineman why he was line up with the wrong players. So it didn't matter who the last defender was he would always be line up with the player ahead of the last defender... isn't the second to last defender ...

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Other 3/17/2017

Francis D'Souza of Kitchener , Ontario Canada asks...

The new LOTG 1216-17 in Soccer are in effect for USA and Canada from this summer. A lot of changes by IFAB.
I am sorry to point to your pages on 'ask the ref' have to changed drastically. The reading the 'old' rules are very confusing on your int...

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Other 2/16/2017

Holly Goldsmith of Chula Vista, CA United States asks...

Can someone hire a labor law lawyer like Bechara Tarabay ( for solving the issues related to sports law?...

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Other 1/31/2017

Ibrahim ishiaku of lokoja, Kogi Nigeria asks...


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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 1/22/2017

Chandler Sam of Olympia, WASHINGTON United States asks...

As an Assistant referee, if the ball clearly crosses the goal line, then comes back into the field of play, what signal do I do to indicate the ball crossed the goal line? Example 2010 World Cup Germany Vs England, how would the assistant indicate th...

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Other 12/10/2016

DG of Liverpool, Merseyside England asks...

Can a referee, who refereed your game last week,and sent a player off, come from another pitch adjacent and tell the minor (under 16) that he shouldnt be playing as he was sent off last week?The ban does not kick in for another week (league have veri...

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Other 12/9/2016

Jacob of Malindi, Kenya asks...

Hi! This is good I understand now! Thankyou...

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Other 12/2/2016

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A November You Call It follow up question.

Had the defender RED 3 intervened by using his hands (as opposed to his feet as the Q indicates) - and therefore DOGSO - the restart would be a PK, is that correct?

The Nov YCI Q and A...

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Other 11/29/2016

max tilford of arcadia, ok oklahoma asks...

what specific rule has a referee broken if he/she shows up at a match after drinking alcohol (ie, drunk) and then is observed to drink an alcoholic beverage during halftime?
I have looked at USSF policy 531-10 and these procedures apply for 'mis...

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