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Other 7/6/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Of course I appreciate a WC ref is not gutless " clearly they are the most talented at understanding and implementing the LOTG " certainly light years better then I will every be. Just emphasising a point :)

But in a way Ref Dawson agrees if...

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Other 7/5/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

In relation to Douglas of Liverpool and his point of keepers moving off the line during a penalty kick " gutless referring if you ask me.

Nobody wants to see freeze frame ruling, 'gotcha' referring or blade of grass decisions in these instan...

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Other 7/4/2018

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

This is not a question, but I need to rant here because I feel this is the best place for it to get noticed.

The comments that Moroccan and Columbian players and coaches have made against Referee Mark Gieger have been completely baseless and...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 6/22/2018

russell of Sydney, Dae i say it – Australia ! asks...

Nik of Moscow asks a good question of the Penalty for HB join the Denmark v Socceroo's match.

A lot of debate around the office water cooler the morning after on this one, and I was asked an opinion many times.

My response was, if t...

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Other 6/16/2018

Elizabeth of Chesapeake Beach , Maryland Usa asks...

Why was Iceland the winner in the tie came with Argentina?...

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Other 6/1/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A great reply from Ref McHugh (and ref Dawson) - lots of of good points to consider, a number of good options for a ref to take, particularly the advantage option in less obvious area to apply it.
Much appreciated. ...

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Other 5/26/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Thanks for all your insights. It's wonderful to get different perspectives from experienced referees.

I can see that this is one of the most difficult aspects of judgement because you can lose both respect & control of the game.


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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/21/2018

steven of seattle, WA usa asks...

What is the protocol for an assistant referee coming off their line to stop a potential/ongoing confrontation between players? I was AR2 on a game this weekend and two players started to get into it in the quadrant down the touch line from me. CR had...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/19/2018

Francis of ESSEX, United Kingdom asks...

I was the defender, an opponent was picked offside by the Assistant Referee(5 yards offside). On seeing the offside flag raised in front of me,(being close to the line), I left the ball for my left back to take the spot kick and walked away.
The ...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/15/2018

peter of Savannah, GA USA asks...

In the final minutes of a frantic 1-1 game blue v white,90 degree heat, my A/R flagged during a loose ball deep into whites half who recovered the ball. The A/R had not flagged at all in the game other than an offside or two and I assumed it was an o...

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