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High School 3/17/2023

DAVID LAZOr of LEESBURG, VA United States asks...

In a high school soccer game my player scored a goal and in his celebration steps off the field, 1 or 3 yards off. The referee gives him a yellow card for not getting permission to leave the field. I have never heard of this rule. ...

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High School 3/3/2023

Steve of Brighton , UK asks...

I’ve noticed that often, after the regulation 90 minutes and required injury time have all been played, if a goal kick has been awarded, the ref will wait for the keeper to take the goal kick before blowing for full time.

Is there any sor...

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High School 2/8/2023

Jeff of Portland, OR USA asks...

Had a situation in a game where an attacker lost a fair shoulder challenge vs. opponent and opponent got possession while the attacker fell down. Attacker got up gunning for the player and did what I call a "payback" tackle sliding from behind at him...

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High School 10/18/2022

DAVID LOVETT of ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL United States asks...

At the taking of a penalty kick, the kick is taken in accordance with the laws so all is well so far. Then, the ball hits the crossbar and deflates. What is the proper restart? I seem to find answers that only pertain to the ball becoming flat during...

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High School 9/27/2022

William Stoneman of Fairfield, ca usa asks...

In the old USSF "Advice for Referees" publication. A ball hanging a tree hanging over the field was still in play. If it stayed inbounds after hitting the tree. At a field with a tree over hanging tree. A team member was insisting that it was out...

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High School 8/23/2022

John p Burns of loveland, CO United States asks...

Player A is in the box. Defender player B going for the ball body checks player A. Ref gives a PK.

Is this no foul, direct outside the box or the PK?

Play was in the last 3 minutes of finals tournament score 0-0 at the time. T...

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High School 8/7/2022

Jeff of Flagstaff, AZ USA asks...

In the situation where Team A is taking the ball into the corner to stall out the final minutes of a game, can a player from Team B step off the pitch and approach the scrum from the position of the corner flag (theoretically hoping to force the ball...

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High School 7/4/2022

George Ayoob of Biddeford, ME United States asks...

A goal is awarded to Team A by virtue of an own goal by Team B. Before the kickoff restart by Team B, it is discovered that Team A had 12 players on the field when the ball entered Team B's goal. The goal should be disallowed, but what is the restart...

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High School 4/19/2022

John p Burns of loveland, CO United States asks...

If a defensive player is injured and down on the field, but the ref is allowing advantage, is the injured player active for offsides by the team attempting to score.

In other words the the offence played the ball forward and the ref calle...

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Law 3 - The Players 4/15/2022

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I was reffing at a high school (not U.S. high school) tournament recently. One team had no subs, whereas the other had many and were winning comfortably.

After the game, both the losing coaches and a parent respectfully asked why I was all...

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