Soccer Referee Resources
Home
Ask a Question
Articles
Recent Questions
Search

RSS FEED Subscribe Now!

Q&A Quick Search
The Field of Play
The Ball
The Players
The Players Equipment
The Referee
The Other Match Officials
The Duration of the Match
The Start and Restart of Play
The Ball In and Out of Play
Offside
Fouls and Misconduct
Free Kicks
Penalty kick
Throw In
Goal Kick
Corner Kick


Common Sense
Kicks - Penalty Mark
The Technical Area
The Fourth Official
Pre-Game
Fitness
Mechanics
Attitude and Control
League Specific
High School
Other


Common Acronyms
Meet The Ref
Advertise
Contact AskTheRef
Help Wanted
About AskTheRef
Panel Login
[Next]

High School 4/17/2018

Mike Donnelly of Gilbert, Arizona United States asks...

After overtime period - A game with unlimited subs.
Can Goalie be switched with player on field for Penalty Shootout? ...

Read The Full Q & A

High School 3/28/2018

Tim Cottongim of Juneau, AK United States asks...

It would appear from the casual observer that the NFHS stamp requirement on high school game balls is nothing more than a way to make money for the national high school association. Assuming we use a high quality FIFA/USSF approved ball, can you pro...

Read The Full Q & A

High School 3/11/2018

Buddy of Houston, Texas USA asks...

Is it a cautionable offense if a player juggle the ball and then intentionally head back to goal keeper and he/she picks up ?...

Read The Full Q & A

High School 3/8/2018

Pedro Gomes of Waterbury , Connecticut USA asks...

What is the correct call if a defender holding his or her shin guards in his or her hand sees that the ball is about to cross the goal line and makes a clearance and the ball does not break the goal line? What is the call and punishment for the playe...

Read The Full Q & A

High School 2/9/2018

Brian Hernandez of CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas United States asks...

This is an end of game question. There is a few seconds on the clock. The ball was kicked out of bounds. The team throws the ball inbounds. A player shoots the ball. While the ball is in the air the time expired. The referee blew the whistle. The bal...

Read The Full Q & A

High School 1/31/2018

Peter of Stockton, CA United States asks...

Hi

I encountered a situation the other day that was new to me and I want to make sure I made the correct call. Situation - Blue team was attacking, White team was defending. Blue has the ball in the white team's penalty area. Blue's defender...

Read The Full Q & A

High School 1/27/2018

Trevor of Danville, Kentucky United States asks...

This follow up question deals strictly with my second question, as I believe you guys have all answered my first question.

So after talking to my friend again, I realize that hes talking about their compression shorts underneath their unifor...

Read The Full Q & A

High School 1/23/2018

concerned parent of Riverside, Ca United States asks...

for high school games is there a rule that specifies where the spectator sits in regards to parents and team on one side. Or as in club both teams are on one side and all spectators are on the opposite side of the field? I have been trying to find a ...

Read The Full Q & A

High School 1/23/2018

Trevor of Danville, Kentucky United States asks...

Well, I just found another KRS that may be used to justify a ref ejecting a fan for non-physical related reasons, but I am curious for your all's interpretations: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/statutes/statute.aspx?id=19854...

Read The Full Q & A

High School 1/22/2018

Trevor of Danville, Kentucky United States asks...

In regards to your responses to the first question I asked, let me clarify that this specific incident with the ref was at a regional tournament between two arch rivals: My high school (county school) and the city school in the same county. It wasn't...

Read The Full Q & A

[Next]

Google
Web AskTheRef.com
Soccer Referee Extras


Did you Ask the Ref? Find your answer here.


Enter Question Number

If you received a response regarding a submitted question enter your question number above to find the answer


Offside Question?

Offside Explained by Chuck Fleischer & Richard Dawson, Former & Current Editor of AskTheRef





This web site and the answers to these questions are not sanctioned by or affiliated with any governing body of soccer. The opinions expressed on this site should not be considered official interpretations of the Laws of the Game and are merely opinions of AskTheRef and our panel members. If you need an official ruling you should contact your state or local representative through your club or league. On AskTheRef your questions are answered by a panel of licensed referees. See Meet The Ref for details about our panel members.