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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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Other 4/3/2017

Kevin Santiago Alavez of Escondido, California United States asks...

Can a professional referee wear contact lenses?...

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Other 3/29/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Wow - what a small and coincidental world we live in !

There I was thinking up an unlikely, or rather rare scenario (post 31401) based on something I had seen in Sydney Australia, and Daniel of Austin, Texas talks of essentially the very sam...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 3/27/2017

Daniel of London, UK asks...

I came late into refereeing and am now into my fifties and have been officiating for about six years.

I recently was AR for a ladies game. blues were defending and cleared the ball. Reds played a long ball back from inside their own half as...

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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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