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Other 2/11/2018

James of Sydney , NSW Australia asks...

Hi, i was doing the test for how to become a ref and am stuck on law 17 I've tried every combination yet still cant get the right answer. The question is here.

Choose which statements are correct for both Goal Kicks (Law 16) and Corner Kicks...

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Other 1/30/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I'm somewhat worried about VAR & think that on the whole, referees do an excellent job. Having at least 4 pairs of eyes usually get the calls right.

What is gained by VAR could be outweighed by frequent delays...the same thing that spoils A...

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Other 1/30/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Well said Joe and Richard.

The leagues think they need to entertain and couldn't do so without the stars. So so wrong.
Let's be entertained by the players footballing skills - not their acting abilities.

I don't favour the idea ...

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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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