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Law 5 - The Referee 6/27/2018

Larry Lang of Sacramento, CA USA asks...

During formal matches, in any league, is it ever customary for a player take physical possession of a yellow card from the referee, retaining the card on his or her person for the duration of their on-pitch performance?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 6/21/2018

Nikita of Moskow, Russia asks...

Hello! I now have a question, who decides how much time will be added to the time? Chief referee or the fourth referee?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 6/19/2018

mark dowson of middlesbrough, cleveland england asks...

if a player kicks the ball and it hits the referee and goes out of play who gets the throw in or if it goes behind the line is it a corner or goal kick? answers on a postcard marked wish you were here please lol...

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Law 5 - The Referee 6/19/2018

Mike Macey of Hong Kong, Kowloon China asks...

Did anyone notice that in the 84th minute in the Columbia v Japan game, what was the mistake ??


Answer, the ball hit the linesman and went back into play, but the game was stopped for throw, is that a correct decision, I understand, the...

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Law 5 - The Referee 5/22/2018

Doug Crawford of Oakland, CA USA asks...

Hi Panel - My 2 cents on sunglasses and my personal experience.
I am a primary care physician trained in Family Medicine, and a youth soccer referee. Exposure to sunlight increases the risk of a number of eye health problems, most notably catara...

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Law 5 - The Referee 5/15/2018

Dave of Maroochydore, Qld Australia asks...

1. Can a referee be substituted at half time, even if he is not injured? We had an incident last week where the person that refereed the first half decided at half time that he could no longer continue in the second half because he felt the match wa...

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Law 5 - The Referee 5/7/2018

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, Virginia United States asks...

If the question is asking which of the choices are listed in Law 5 as powers & duties, it might be that they want you to recognize that the authority to 'Dismiss an AR for undue interference or improper conduct' is actually contained in Law 6. That'...

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Law 5 - The Referee 5/6/2018

Matt Swanson of Hubbard, Oregon USA asks...

I'm a coach, parent and referee...but for this question my observation comes as a parent. My son (15 yoa) plays in a high school aged competitive spring league. In a particular game the fouls and misconduct were especially unchecked by the referee ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 4/29/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have a question about the match between Real Madrid vs. Leganes. I don't have the complete video, but roughly at 44:43 into the game, Mayoral, for Madrid, scores their 2nd goal. It can be seen in the highlights at 1:25 here: https://www.youtube.c...

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Law 5 - The Referee 4/28/2018

Darren House of Gloucester, NSW Australia asks...

In my most recent amateur game one of my teammates was booked for arguing with the referee. When we returned for the second half the referee told our manager that the player in question could not return because he would not last long ie would be sent...

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