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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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Other 12/18/2017

Claes of Melbourne, Victoria Australia asks...


FUTSAL, Law 15.

In our local comp there are 2 schools of thought regarding Kick-In fouls. One way is: as long as any part of the planted foot touching the line during the kick-in, it is legal. The second way is to call it a fou...

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Other 12/13/2017

Tony of Whitehorse, Yukon Canada asks...


A goalie may only have possession for 4 seconds in his own half and may only play the ball once until it touches an opposing player. However, if he is in the attacking zone or the opposing zone he can play as a normal player.

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Other 12/10/2017

Aadrian of Conway, AR United States asks...

At the high school football state championship game a fan from the opposing team ran out on the field with 3 seconds left in the game and the refs gave them a 15 yard unsportsmanlike penalty! They also added 9 seconds to the clock as well; is this th...

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Other 12/1/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA United States asks...

No question really, I just wanted to say thank you for not only your ongoing advice on calls, but also on the little coaching tips you sometimes include with the reactions on the refereeing. For example, in this particular question my son was the bl...

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Other 11/28/2017

Bill Ark of Calgary, Alberta Canada asks...

From a 34 year coach, 40 year player, Ref 20 years;
It is difficult to watch European, Mexico, Central and South American,( African ?), professional soccer/football with all the Pushing and Holding Interference with arms and hands. Th...

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Other 11/26/2017

russell of Sydney, VAR trial country Australia asks...

and yet another VAR incident.
Was it deliberate? ...

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Other 11/26/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

VAR is only as good as the match crew using it?

As with other recent VAR post, the VAR system is only as good as those who use it well - if at all.

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