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High School 12/26/2023


I recently took my annual re-certification test which included the following question:
Team A is awarded a corner kick. B1 goalkeeper is one yard off the goal line. B2, second to last defender is 3 yards off the goal line. A2 is on the goal line...

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Law 3 - The Players 12/12/2023

Peter of Stockton, CA USA asks...

I understand that Rule 3 was changed to say that when a goal is scored with an extra player on the field then the goal can be allowed to stand if the extra player did not interfere with play. My question is, how do we know which is the extra player? ...

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Other 12/12/2023

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Excellent deliberate handball video supplied by Joe McHugh!

I recall a few years back, overhearing some high school boys saying (as I arrived at the field), "There's the ref that doesn't call hand balls."

I don't think they mea...

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High School 10/24/2023

Mateo of New York, NY US asks...

Can a conceding team restart play from the center circle without the scoring team on the field? Saw this today and referee allowed team to score into empty goal. Never seen this before. ...

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High School 10/16/2023

william stoneman of fairfield, ca usa asks...

NFHS rule 12.7.1 Does not allow a player to lay down behind the wall for safety reasons. Has FIABUSSF laws also adopted that position on laying down behind the wall ...

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High School 10/3/2023

Franco of Bloomington , Indiana USA asks...

Wasting time question

We ran a corner kick play that takes about 4-6 seconds to complete. We have ran this play for the last 4 seasons without a single call or warning or complaints by opposing coaches. Its an attacking play designed for...

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High School 10/3/2023

Franco of Bloomington , Indiana USA asks...

I have a situation that was explained by a ref and I can not find this explanation in the 2023-24 NFHS rule book

we had the lead and my player dribbled the ball to the corner and shielded it. At first two opponents came up to him and he sh...

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High School 10/3/2023

Franco of Bloomington , Indiana USA asks...

My questions deal with NFHS and Indiana High School IHSAA soccer rules. I continually hear refs explain calls in a manner that is NOT in the 2023-24 Soccer rule book.

I have several of these scenarios but i will keep them grouped togethe...

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High School 9/21/2023

Chester of Fairfield, CT USA asks...

In a US varsity high school match a penalty kick was awarded in a two man system. My partner proceeded to run it, gave the ball to the kicker to place on the spot, and proceeded to tell the goal keeper to have at least one foot on the line until the ...

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High School 8/15/2023

Robert Mastropietro of Brookfield, CT United States asks...

Once the roster is submitted prior to the start of match, can at anytime during the contest a player change uniform numbers?...

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