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High School 2/8/2020

Greg Kall of Hilllsborough, CA USA asks...

Attacker A1 dribbles the ball past midfield and is fouled by a defender, but is given Advantage and immediately plays the ball to attacker A2 in an offsite position. Should the foul recognized, positioned at the point of the infraction with DFK resta...

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Mechanics 1/28/2020

jeremy of boston, ma usa asks...

Is it unprofessional to be talking all game about why you are/aren't calling fouls? A few years back I went from being relatively silent during games to now probably talking more than any referee I know, constantly and loudly saying why I am or am no...

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High School 1/26/2020

Yang Cao of Plano, TX US asks...

Two questions for y'all:


Let's say in the following scenario we have Team A and Team B.

The game is actively playing and Team A has the ball. A player away from the ball from Team A commits a cautionable foul and the ref...

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High School 1/18/2020

Jeff Kwak of Plantation, FL USA asks...

Thank you for your responses. To be clear, this is the high-school age group in a recreational league.

What I wasn't sure of was the severity of the caution given how flagrant the attempt was to disrupt the break-away play by handling the ba...

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High School 1/17/2020

Jeff Kwak of Plantation, FL USA asks...

A player deliberately, and without question, jumps and knocks the ball down with his hand, preventing a long pass on a break-away opportunity stopping the advantage and the attack mid-field.

What should the call be, and what law describes th...

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High School 1/16/2020

Cheryl of San Clemente, California USA asks...

In CIF, High school soccer, If a goal keeper touches the ball outside the box, is the keeper given a yellow card automatically?...

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High School 1/16/2020

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

While doing penalty kicks to determine a winner after a game, one of the keepers is cautioned and must sit out for one of the opponent's kicks. His team decides to use a field player as the goalkeeper during this time. Does the field player need to...

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High School 12/7/2019

Tim Haddad of Lancaster, CA USA asks...

If a Goalkeeper in their own PA spouts foul language at an opponent while the ball is at the half-way line, and you decide you need to stop play, then where does the IFK restart for the verbal offense take place? You send off the keeper for insultin...

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High School 11/11/2019

Brian of New York, New York US asks...

Just watched a video of an overtime goal to win a championship. The ball was delivered to a spot about 2-3 feet in front of the goal. The keeper leaped up to catch the ball, and at the same time an opposing player also leaped to head the ball. Frankl...

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Law 3 - The Players 10/28/2019

jerold of phoenix, az USA asks...

Is it bad form to stop a game to allow a substitution, then cancel the substitution if the team is taking too long to do it?

A few weeks ago on U19 boys match I called a free kick in the attacking third and stopped a restart to allow the def...

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