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Law 7 - Match Duration 5/20/2011

Mike Hrzic of Kelowna, B.C. Canada asks...

I watched a relegation/promotion playoff match from Germany between VfL Bochum and Borussia Moenchengladbach. At the end of the match the 4th official signalled for 2 minutes of added time. At the 2:10 mark, Moenchengladbach were awarded a corner k...

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Other 5/14/2011

Rob Tonge of Chengdu, Sichuan China asks...

Dear Ref,

Apologies if this sounds more like a rant than a question! Please read on though, the question is coming... I haven't heard our league's decision on this matter, but I'd love to get a neutral view first!
My team, Wuhou Wanderer...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 3/27/2011

aw of ridgefield, ct usa asks...

At the highest level of competition all parties are aware of added time by aid of the fourth official. However, in leagues where there is no fourth official, what are your thoughts regarding informing each team (or manager) of the amount of added ti...

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The Fourth Official 10/11/2010

Naseem Uddin of Sargodha, Punjab pakistan asks...

Can 4th official sit or take chair during whole of 90-minutes of play and he has to perform duty by standing ?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/4/2010

Jeff of Concord, CA USA asks...

I have struggled with keeping the restarts in my head as well. I have come up with the following to help me with the restart.

I) There are three types of entities
A) Involved in the game
1) Players
a) teammates
...

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Law 5 - The Referee 10/27/2009

Kley Parkhurst of Mc Lean, VA USA asks...

Trailing AR signals a ball out of bounds on attacking team near midfield. The leading AR does not mirror signal. The CR does not see the trailing AR's signal, and play continues towards the defenders goal. The next stoppage is a dangerous play by ...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 7/28/2009

Joe Griego of Bishop, CA USA asks...

My question is regarding timekeeping protocol. As a coach, I've always instructed my captains to approach the Referee to politely ask how much time is left.

During a match last season, we had a referee who refused all such requests, regardl...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 4/28/2009

James of Austin, TX USA asks...

This is a question about in-game uniform changes:

Recently at a USL-1 game an Austin Aztex player was asked to leave the field by a match official for bleeding. Once he left the pitch the trainer cleaned him up, stopped the bleeding, covere...

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League Specific 10/4/2008

Melvin Hagerman of Colorado Springs, Colorado U.S.A. asks...

Recently I watched a match (TV) where the following happened.

A defender, #35, from the visiting team was struck in the face during a heading battle; his nose bled enough to get blood on his uniform. The center ref sent him to the sidelines...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 6/23/2008

Melvin Hagerman of Colorado Springs, Colorado U.S.A. asks...

No, this one did NOT happen in some first division somewhere . . . yet . . .

As the CR, you start your watch--digital in this case--at the start of a second half. After a while, you look down to check time, say for issuing a yellow card ...

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