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Other 9/19/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Years ago, I was at a high school basketball game and a dad was in the stands, yelling instructions to his son.

The coach and referees surely heard the noise but let it go.

At one point, the son turned to his dad and very clearly mi...

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Other 9/15/2018

Michael gruden of Irvine, CA United States asks...

Can a coach ask a assistant ref a question? Also if the coach asks the ref a question can a center ref eject the coach? Thanks ...

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Other 9/12/2018

Jeff of Carmel, indiana USA asks...

I started refereeing this year and would like to get the IFAB Laws of the Game in book form. I see plenty of places to download a PDF but when I google for the simple book to purchase I don't see it. I just want something in my bag so I can check c...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 8/30/2018

glenn of boston, ma usa asks...

CRs encourage ARs to talk to players during play, such as 'watch the arms', etc, just as the CR does. Do you think it is okay for an AR to also say 'advantage' if a foul happens in his quadrant?

I frequently do this, if I am running with a p...

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Other 8/29/2018

STEVE LARSEN of Sebastopol, CA United States asks...

Does USSoccer still allow a "golden Goal" format to determine the outcome of a game?...

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Other 8/14/2018

Hugh Miller of 45 Masonhill Road, Ayr, Scotland asks...

How many 'home' grounds can a Premier League Club use in one season ?...

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Other 7/17/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have some reservations about the INFK resolution to 'technical' handballs. While this has been a very difficult area for referees, wouldn't this introduce another variable with it's own problems?

Professional players have become very adep...

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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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