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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/18/2019

engin ataman of olympia, WA United States asks...

https://twitter.com/KupaEfendisi/status/1096468123341996032

simple question. i know it is not the best angles but referee is pretty close.

What do you think? Red or Yellow or no card?
Was no card in the field.

Thank you...

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Mechanics 2/16/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

I agree the wait and see approach is very important, however, I worry that Football is going down the path of our local Rugby League, where rarely a 'try' is awarded without going to check with their equiv of VAR.

While more correct outcomes...

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Mechanics 2/15/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Fouls or no fouls ?

In the recent Athletico v Real Madrid match, VAR stepped in to make decisions.

https://www.yoursoccerdose.com/2019/02/09/atletico-madrid-vs-real-madrid-highlights/

The first was on the Athletico goal.
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/13/2019

Dave of Sacramento, CA USA asks...

Ball is bouncing around in penalty area...goalkeeper collides with a teammate and falls to ground holding his head as in head injury. Referee blows whistle as an attacker is about to shoot on the wide open goal. After stopping play it becomes appare...

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Character, Attitude and Control 2/13/2019

jake of las vegas, nv usa asks...

what is the best way to help a referee who just... isn't very good? there is a referee in a local league who does a lot of AR matches and doesn't really do CR, i guess due to nerves. the league wants to get her experience so the past few weekends the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/12/2019

David Bermingham of Herndon, VA United States asks...

While I recognize the advice often given on this site that we ordinary referees shouldn't model our actions on what we see FIFA referees do in top level matches, the Manchester United V PSG match on Tuesday has me wondering. We often see and hear ab...

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Other 2/11/2019

Glen Brizendine of Youngsville, NC USA asks...

Thank you for quick reply. I anguished over this all evening. I am glad I was correct on LOTG application and I am also glad to take the advice to always re-start with a whistle on these kicks with step off, and not just a "play when ready". Youre ri...

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Law 5 - The Referee 2/11/2019

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

I read today that a player ( I think it was Zouma) remonstrated with the referee after the match had finished. He was shown a yellow card and then a further one when he continued leading to a red. Is this the correct procedure? I would have though as...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/10/2019

Glen B of Youngsville, NC USA asks...

On a direct free kick, kicker asks for the defenders to be at correct space. CR steps off and moves the defenders back and then points to the Keeper gets a thumbs up and yells play when ready. No whistle. Kicker strikes ball and scores. Defending tea...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/9/2019

Doug of Bethel Island , CA USA asks...

The ball is played back to a defender who misplays the ball. The ball was deflected off the defender and landed at the feet of a forward who was in an offside position. That forward was in an offside position prior to the misplayed pass. As an AR I r...

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