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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 10/22/2022

Raymond of San Francisco, CA United States asks...

Thank you for your detailed responses. One odd part of the situation is that, although I read the directive in a note from my local ref association, it's being passed along from CNRA, or the California North Referee Administration. Unless I have my w...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/14/2022

Robert of Phoenix, AZ USA asks...

Tottenham - Chelsea today

4 questions from a Chelsea fan:

1. The Havertz tackle - thoughts? Taylor is on the other side of the challenge, looks like defender might have gotten a toe first before the contact.

2. Tott....

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Mechanics 4/23/2022

Dom Maunder of Saltash, Cornwall United Kingdom asks...

Why is the arsenal manager, arteta, allowed to spend the whole game outside of the technical area without being challenged by the referee?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2020

Eunan Mcdaid of Donegal, Non-US/Other Ireland asks...

Hi Guys, regarding the change around cards for team officials.

If during a game you hear someone say something worthy of a caution or sending off from the technical area - you go over, do you say what you heard but can't identify the person...

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The Technical Area 9/16/2019

Jim Wood of Whippany, NJ United States asks...


What are the rules for player behavior on the bench? Are players supposed to sit? Are they allowed to stand? Are they allowed to stand on the bench? Should they always wear neutral color top to stop contrast with players on the field? ...

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The Fourth Official 9/2/2019

Henry of Portland, OR USA asks...

This year I will ref in some high level youth games that utilize a fourth official slot. I have no experience with the fourth official position, as even other leagues with these level games did not use them.

I know that the 4O main duties ar...

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Law 3 - The Players 4/11/2019

Jamie Marler of Birmingham, Midlands United Kingdom asks...

Can a manager or coach be shown yellow or red cards when in the technical area?

I know a manager or coach can be 'sent off' if the referee feels he has done something wrong, but surely a yellow card would never be shown?...

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The Technical Area 1/15/2019

Michael of Concord, Ca United States asks...

I have three coaches (including myself) and a GK coach for a total of 4 (one somestimes comes but not all the time). Would there be an issue if I have this many coaches in the technical area? They are part of the coaching staff and are valuable to th...

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The Technical Area 1/14/2019

Michael of Concord, Ca United States asks...

How many coaches can be on the sidelines with their team? Is there a maximum? The latter is for AYSO. ...

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The Technical Area 1/12/2019

Michael of Concord, CA United States asks...

How many coaches can be on the sidelines with their team? Is there a maximum? ...

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