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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/17/2017

Mandee Seeley of Sisters, Oregon United States asks...

I work for the local parks and rec. We go by us youth soccer rules but I can't find an answer to this.

We have a 5th grader with a hard cast in Sisters, Oregon. She wants to play but we're getting different answers about whether it's allowed...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/16/2017

Ann Helton of El Cajon, Ca USA asks...

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My daughter played against a team this past weekend where one of their players was wearing a knee brace. My daughter as center defender cleared a ball and the girl with the brace hit my daughter in the knee with the brace. No sleeve pres...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/11/2017

Sophie of Sydney , N.s.w Australia asks...

Can you wear fake nails? ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/2/2017

Martin Connolly of Rushden, GB asks...

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My son is a goalkeeper and he wear goal keeper gloves with fingersaves in (plastic strips at the back of each finger invaded in the padding to prevent a ginger being bent backwards). In a league match two weeks ago the referee told him th...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 9/19/2017

Paul Samarel of New York, NY USA asks...

If a goalkeeper loses a shoe while kicking the ball to midfield, what should the referee do?

I know if a player loses a shoe they can put it back on when convenient. But this would be more difficult for a goalkeeper, especially with big g...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 9/17/2017

Mashooq of suva, Fiji asks...

can a keeper be wearing a jersey without a number.
what if the ref has given him a yellow card in the match. what can be done in this situation aftr the match...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 8/31/2017

Wayne smith of Auckland , New zealand asks...

What are the rules on a player playing with a broken wrist...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 8/26/2017

lucia of portland, oregon usa asks...

do you have to put up your hair at a soccer game if your hair is up to your ear

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 8/9/2017

Robert Belk of Bethesda, MD United States asks...

Under NHSF rules, a rolled bandana, knotted behind the head with the ends flapping in the breeze is considered as ornamentation and is not allowed.

What is the USSF position on this? Based on the USSF position that anything out of the ordin...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 7/7/2017

Norm Yelverton of South Daytona, Fl United States asks...

In a game last night in my Pee Wee soccer rec league we had a player (goalie)that was wearing sunglasses. The referee asked the young man to remove the sunglasses and the parents had a fit, stating this is Florida and the sun is bright. We explained ...

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