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High School 10/21/2019

Tony Reis of Sandwich, MA United States asks...

Are high school soccer players allowed to switch their uniform jersey number to a different number in the same season?...

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High School 10/21/2019

Jason C of La Crosse, WI USA asks...

Two issues I am wondering about - taunting and contact after the play that maybe does or does not rise to the level of VC.

I recently disqualified a HS player for taunting. (NFHS has a special rule covering taunting not found in the IFAB rul...

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High School 10/15/2019

Stephen Swan of Elizabethtown, KY United States asks...

Three responses and two interpretations. The intent of the rule is to allow for the trailing team to have access to the time remaining without a game delay by the lead team substituting. If the training team subs by itself, the clock is not stopped....

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High School 10/14/2019

Stephen Swan of Elizabethtown, KY United States asks...

NFHS rule on stopping the clock in the last 5 minutes of the second half of regulation or overtime. Intent is to eliminate time wasting by team in lead. Is the clock stopped if both teams are subbing in the last 5 minutes?...

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High School 10/10/2019

Bob of Seymour, IN USA asks...

IF a Keeper throws the ball up in the air above his and lets it hit the ground and bounce up...can he/she catch it after it bounces?...

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High School 10/9/2019

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Do PKs to determine the outcome after a game ends in a tie count toward a team's goals?

Only reason I ask is the scoreboard operator was ticking each goal during the kicks. I know in IFAB matches they don't, as the game is officially a draw...

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High School 10/7/2019

Jason C of La Crosse, WI USA asks...

Incident in recent game: smaller defender is getting frustrated on the wing dealing with much larger attacking player. The defender, while attempting to win the ball back, loses his composure and ends up essentially hanging on the defender with handf...

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High School 10/5/2019

Jim Lynch of Tacoma, Washington Pierce asks...

10/5/19- ball kicked by player to the feet of opposing keeper, but keeper waits a LONG time before picking it up in an obvious attempt to stall, and then waits 30+ seconds after picking it up before punting or otherwise distributing it. Are there an...

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High School 9/26/2019

Ben of Lewisburg, PA United States asks...

I coach high school boys and my players, as they are getting wide, step out of bounds and then back in play and play the ball in play. Many refs have told that this is illegal because the player is leaving the field of play without permission.
...

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High School 9/25/2019

dan of Seattle, Washington United States asks...

Does giving advantage to a team count as a foul when considering persistent infringement later on?...

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