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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 12/14/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Thanks to Rob for asking this question, as - in my observations - old habits are taking a long time to die off, on off-side calls and their restart placements.

It makes sense that the flag shouldn't go up until the infraction takes place. Li...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 10/18/2019

John Lubeck of Livermore, California United States asks...

I have recently retired and one of my retirement goals was to start to ref again. I was previously a grade 9 and this year am a grade 8 starting in the competitive spring season. In the fall season, I have started centering due to necessity and tak...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 6/25/2019

Scott Cooper of Allen, TX US asks...

I'm watching world cup, and, not seeing the AR move to where the penalty area line intersects the goal line on a PK. I didn't find that changing in the briefs on 19/20 changes, but, it may not have been a complete change list. You can see an example...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/13/2019

joshua of nunya bizniss, california usa asks...

question regarding AR flag signal mechanics when calling a penalty kick.

i know it isn't listed in the LOTG, but in my area we still tend to do the 'skirt' AR signal for a penalty kick rather than the official signal of wiggling the flag for...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/1/2019

don of houston, tx usa asks...

if a foul is in AR quadrant, is it ok for CR to ask AR to mark the 10 yards instead of CR having to come all the way over?...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 4/22/2019

Chris Payne of Suwanee, Georgia USA asks...

On a corner kick there was significant action and confusion in front of the goal. As the AR2 I saw the ball clearly cross the goal line for a goal. I know the proper mechanic is for me to run up the touch line to indicate a goal but nobody (including...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 8/30/2018

glenn of boston, ma usa asks...

CRs encourage ARs to talk to players during play, such as 'watch the arms', etc, just as the CR does. Do you think it is okay for an AR to also say 'advantage' if a foul happens in his quadrant?

I frequently do this, if I am running with a p...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 6/22/2018

russell of Sydney, Dae i say it – Australia ! asks...

Nik of Moscow asks a good question of the Penalty for HB join the Denmark v Socceroo's match.

A lot of debate around the office water cooler the morning after on this one, and I was asked an opinion many times.

My response was, if t...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/21/2018

steven of seattle, WA usa asks...

What is the protocol for an assistant referee coming off their line to stop a potential/ongoing confrontation between players? I was AR2 on a game this weekend and two players started to get into it in the quadrant down the touch line from me. CR had...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 5/19/2018

Francis of ESSEX, United Kingdom asks...

I was the defender, an opponent was picked offside by the Assistant Referee(5 yards offside). On seeing the offside flag raised in front of me,(being close to the line), I left the ball for my left back to take the spot kick and walked away.
The ...

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