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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 9/7/2013

Brian H of Seattle, Washington USA asks...

It has become a common occurrence in our league that coaches, substitute players, and/or spectators stop balls going over the touchline in order to prevent the ball from hitting spectators or going too far from the FOP. However, many times well-inten...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/19/2013

Andrew of Sydney, New South Wales Australia asks...

During a game a player was substituted. In the technical area the substituted player took offence to being substituted and grabbed the coach aggressively by his shirt and threatened to strike the coach before being restrained by his team mates. Can a...

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The Technical Area 4/26/2013

Michael White of Woburn, Ma U.S. asks...

Hi Ask Ref,
I was recntly disqualified from a match for not being in a technical area. I would like to get your opinion of the situation? There were no lines on the field to outline a technical area, or was it established before the game with th...

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The Technical Area 4/7/2013

Darren of Missoula, MT USA asks...

Hello, Is there any LOTG stating anything about a coach coaching from the sideline during a U14 state league game? My son's coach was recently asked to 'stop coaching.' I could not find anything about this in the LOTG. He is not loud, obnoxious or de...

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Other 1/30/2013

James of Mobile, USA asks...

Many teams, especially in rec, have only one coach. Now, if I remove this single coach in the technical area as a result of irresponsible behavior, what exactly happens next?

It's something I've never considered, it's never been mentioned in...

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The Technical Area 10/24/2012

Brian H of Kent, Washington USA asks...

I'm sure that my league coordinator and officials' supervisor would take my side on this one, but this was the first time I have ever ejected someone and so I'd like some opinions from more experienced referees as to whether I handled this situation ...

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The Technical Area 8/30/2012

Kurauone of harare, harare zimbabwe asks...

I need clarity on occupants of the technical area. Let's say four members of the technical team are standing but only one is conveying tactical instructions, is it allowed? This person who is giving instructions is clearliy standing a distant from t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/19/2012

Erez of Haifa, Haifa Israel asks...


The 'Fifa questions and answers' document says that if a player standing inside his own penalty area throws an object at an opponent standing outside the penalty area, the decision should be direct free kick taken from the place where...

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Pre-Game 8/2/2012

Harris of Someplace, Somewhere Canada asks...

What are a good set of pre-game instructions to give to ARs with regards to mass confrontation.

Some referees ask their senior AR to remain at their position to maintain and hold the technical area personnel and substitutes and prevent them ...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 7/15/2012

Harris of Somewhere, Someplace Canada asks...

Recently in a game, I had to eject a coach from the technical area because he was being disruptive and disrespectful. He was quite annoyed no doubt. In the future, I may have to work one of his games again and I was wondering if there is a recommende...

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