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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/6/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

IDFK follow up.

Important points to consider in the feedback from the panel.
I asked the question to promote dialog on what to and what not to consider when moments like these come our way, and certainly only want to make a call on what ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/28/2018

Keith T of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...

I called impeding without contact this weekend with an IDFK that went into the goal with no double touch so GK restart. Though my hand was up, everyone assumed DFK and so were furious I didnt award the goal. The coach said things like "but it was a ...

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Character, Attitude and Control 10/10/2018

gary of nashua, nh 03060 asks...

Had an instance in a coed adult game in which a defensive thin tall player charged a very burley player from behind (25 to 35 degrees) with his head leading. Offensive player fell forward but kept ball, seeing he was near goal, I allowed play to cont...

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Character, Attitude and Control 10/6/2018

Ryan D Drake of Klamath Falls, Oregon (OR) United States asks...

My question regards the ball going out of bounds and playing until you hear the whistle. These two situations both happened in a game recently.

First, I had a player cautioned for continuing to try to win the ball after it had gone over the...

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Character, Attitude and Control 10/3/2018

steve of oakland, CA usa asks...

Is this something I could say in a pre-game check in with players, tell them that if anyone runs into the goal to get the ball after scoring that it will be an automatic yellow card?...

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Character, Attitude and Control 9/15/2018

steve of Oakland, CA usa asks...

What should an AR or center ref do if they need to choose between preventing a confrontation vs. following play?

Just finished a game a few hours ago as center, ball was back up by midfield and suddenly a forward and keeper got into a pushin...

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Character, Attitude and Control 8/29/2018

Mike of Lebanon, CT US asks...

Not really a question but a follow-up to the referenced question. I had a very similar incident in a U12B tournament game. From the very beginning one of the coaches was very vocal and loud in his rather harsh criticism of his players. After a go...

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Character, Attitude and Control 8/25/2018

alex wong of richmond hill, ON Canada asks...

In a 14 yrs girls game. After conceding a goal, the coach call all the players to the side line and start yelling and swearing at them loudly for 2 minutes telling them that they are a disgrace, embarrassing, etc.

How should the ref deal wit...

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Character, Attitude and Control 8/24/2018

david of salem, or usa asks...

I fully agree with your interpretations about how the referee should not make the game about himself, that it is for the enjoyment of the players/coaches/spectators. Believe me, I would love it to be able to do games where I hardly if ever blow the w...

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Character, Attitude and Control 8/22/2018

david of salem, or usa asks...

In my experience as a referee I have noticed that the refs who call games tighter rather than 'looser' tend to have fewer problems overall.

There seems to be this idea at the ages I do, generally youth 16-19 year olds who play high levels, t...

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