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Other 1/28/2018

Salvatore Costa of Bayport, New York USA asks...

Hello, I am a middle school ref for the regular soccer game but my Question is about Futsal. I don't ref I'm just a parent with this game. As I understand it once the goalie passes the ball out he can not receive a pass back unless it is touched by ...

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Other 1/23/2018

Lelia of Claxton, GEORGIA Evans asks...

If a child in the 8 grade fails 2 class one class by 1 point can they try out for soccer

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Other 1/18/2018

Jeff Banks of Captain Cook , Hawaii USA asks...

The laws of the game have changed infringement to offence. What is the hierarchy of the terms offence, foul, and misconduct?
Is offence the umbrella term and foul and misconduct fall under it?
Has the term persistent infringement changed?...

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Other 1/13/2018

George of London, United Kingdom asks...

If a player passes back to the keeper and the keeper proceeds to scoop he ball into his own net, does the own goal count as the keepers or as the passers if the pass is going on target?...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 1/7/2018

Chris Johnson of Bishops Stortford, Herts England asks...

Hi ya Chaps

Just read your excellent article online about officiating youth football.

I have a question I'd hope that you can help with.

Can the linesman be on the pitch when running the line?

The reason I ask is, ...

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Other 1/6/2018

Jeff Banks of Captain Cook, USA asks...

Is there a difference between referring girls v boys? Even though the same laws are applied, I have heard that there are differences in referee techniques in maintaining control of the match. ...

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Other 1/6/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I just watched it. Maybe the link was temporarily down....

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 1/6/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Unlike some of the panel, I'd be comfortable with the fact that my AR had noticed the player returning to the FOP without permission, after all, is that not part the job of all match officials.

Just like all of the panel, I'd wave it off as ...

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Other 12/20/2017

Muhammad Rizwan Khan of Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan asks...

Sir, I just want to confirm that all these changes are now revised and added into new law of Game? or its only for Premier League.. ?


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Other 12/18/2017

Aaron of Houston, TX USA asks...

Out of personal preference and your vast experience as soccer referees, what rules in the Laws of the Game (not HS/college) would you like to be added/changed/removed?...

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