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High School 10/30/2021

David Reiss of Gibbsboro, NJ United States asks...

Where in NFHS book does it indicate placement of ball when a player on the field is cautioned. I am trying to show another referee, but can't find it inwriting. (should be spot where offense took place no matter where the ball was....

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High School 10/25/2021

Matthew Holten of Miamisburg, OH United States asks...

Player #1(red team), attempting to play a ball forward/clear it (out of her 1/2 of the field), kicks it hard causing it to hit "opposing" player #2 (green team) in the knee, who is standing just in front of her. The ball "ricochets/deflects" back be...

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Mechanics 10/24/2021

Shaun of Bromley, Kent England asks...

In the recent Arsenal v Aston Villa match the ref viewed the VAR monitor 55seconds after contact was made and awarded a penalty deep into injury time. The penalty was saved but the rebound was slotted home, the Villa manager questioned why the whistl...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/23/2021

David Bober of Waynesville, NC United States asks...

During a U19 game My ref issued a red card to the Goalie for excessive force...he slid cleats up into 2 players..one of which was his own player..after the ejection which happened inside the plenty box he gave the attacking team a PK. Is this the cor...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/22/2021

Kevin Green of Skipton, England asks...

VAR ask the ref to check a penalty decision after the half or full time whistle and a penalty is awarded.
The penalty is saved, but the ball remains in play, is that the end of the half/game or can a goal still be scored?...

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High School 10/20/2021

Trent Futrell of Knoxville, TN United States asks...

Dual Ref tandem game - U14 Girls.Red team is defending on their half of the field.  Red team ends up with a handball near the center line.  Other ref blows the whistle for the hand ball.  The girls all slow down on the whistle, but then the same ref ...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/16/2021

Jay LaFountain of Coldwater, MI USA asks...

Offside question. I don't usually have questions, but I had a situation come up where every other referee I asked said the call should have been offside and I have no idea how it could be possible. I was a coach at the time, and I (badly) shouted s...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/16/2021

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Highlights from Jordyn Huitema's hat-trick. ("HIGH-te-ma" is the correct pronunciation.)

Despite her being a home-town player, I feel she makes a foul before her first goal, contacting the defender's shoulder blade. After contact, the play...

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Law 3 - The Players 10/15/2021

Daniel Hewett of Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON Canada asks...

in the recent Canada Panama game at BMO field, a corner was about to be taken.

as the corner kick taker started to back up to take the kick, he started to walk backwards into the Canadian sub that was kneeling off the field.

thi...

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Mechanics 10/14/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello,
I wish to ask a question about a possible scenario. For example, the ball goes out of the pitch near the corner flag and at first, the central referee points out for a corner kick and the attacking team quickly takes the corner kick. Howe...

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