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10/22/2018

Sal of CHICAGO, IL USA asks...

A player comes back from an offside position from the opponents' half into his own half about 10 meters in before anybody touches or controls the ball and commits an offside offence. My question is, what is the best way for the AR to signal the offen...

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10/22/2018

Ron of Milwaukee, WI USA asks...

Scenario: Opposing players' feet/legs tangled resulting in the defender going down and the ball hitting his foot resulting in an own goal. It appears on film that both players were playing fairly and the entanglement was unintentional. Neither player...

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10/21/2018

jacob of eugene, or usa asks...

is a referee required to tell players how much time is left in a half? i get so tired of players constantly asking me how much time is left in a half, especially near the end of it when i get asked repeatedly. usually it is distracting me from the ga...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/21/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Why only a yellow?

Wondering why Referee Moss only issued a yellow for the challenge by Man City defender Vincent Kompany.

https://www.yoursoccerdose.com/2018/10/20/manchester-city-vs-burnley-highlights/

What is it about t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/20/2018

Clive Donald of Doncaster, S.Yorkshire asks...

Winger has ran into the penelty area and he is slightly ahead of the 2 defenders. He puts in a low cross then both defenders slide in and do not touch the ball and makes contact with player deemed as reckless tackle. The passed ball went to the CB. ...

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Other 10/20/2018

steve of oakland, CA usa asks...

What should you do if you don't trust your assistant referees competency?

I did a game today that was a youth league game, only U-14, but it was still a competitive match and not only competitive but the highest level competitive league at t...

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High School 10/20/2018

steve of oakland, CA usa asks...

why does high school feel the need to have different rules from FIFA/IFAB that all other youth leagues use? why do they make referees have to remember two sets of rules?...

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High School 10/19/2018

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Just so I'm not crazy, I need to ask this question:

What is the proper positioning on a PK using 2 Referees?

I was trail ref when the lead ref called a PK. He set up next to the penalty spot and told me to go to the goal line. Kee...

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High School 10/19/2018

Tony of SANDWICH, Massachusetts USA asks...

Even though a high school soccer goalie has six seconds to get rid of the ball out of his hands, is he not allowed to drop the ball on the ground inside his penalty area and pick up the ball, even if it occurs within six seconds?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/18/2018

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

I recently participated in a webinar by the California North Referee Administration on handling, and I would appreciate your input on two items that were discussed. The entire webinar can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeEGUIB95jjM80L...

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