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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 11/24/2017

Chris Greene of Kathu, Phuket Thailand asks...

During a match we scored a goal while the referee was blowing for full-time. He disallowed the goal. Should it have counted? Does the game finish when the ref STARTS blowing the whistle or when he FINISHES blowing it??...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 10/29/2017

kevin of newcastle, tyne&wear united kingdom asks...

in a recent game we played the referee blew for half time and players from both teams left the pitch. the coaches from the other team then protested that he blew on 40 minutes and not 45 minutes. The referee then got the players back on the pitch to ...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 10/22/2017

Joseph of Concord, CA USA asks...

Thoughts on telling players how much time is left in a game if they ask? I have players ask probably 3-4 times a game near the end of each half how much time is left. I would prefer to not tell them or have to look down at my watch and possibly miss ...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 6/25/2017

eileen henrriquez of wadsworth, OHIO united states asks...

my husband plays tournament soccer, and after seeing his last game and doing research i have to ask this question. time was almost up for his game. his team had the ball and was headed toward the goal box. as soon as a pass was made and literaly almo...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 6/4/2017

gary of nashua, nh USA asks...

How does one properly terminate a match?What specific game report items should be mentioned? I assume any prior cards are included?...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 4/16/2017

Trevor Danby of Trimdon Station, County Durham United Kingdom asks...

Do refs still allocate 30 seconds for a substitution.
I have just watched WBA v Liverpool.
The 4th official indicated a minimum of 4 minutes additional time.
Liverpool made a substitution during taht period but the game was stopped second...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 3/7/2017

Mike of Montreal, Qc Canada asks...

The referee extends the first half to complete a PK awarded. The kick is sent toward the goal, but only slightly which allows an attacking teammate to run onto the ball and score.
What is the correct decision and restart?
Goal and whistle end...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 1/27/2017

JOHN CORCORAN of NEWPORT NEWS, VA United States asks...

This is crazy, With about 5 minutes left in the game, Coach A, with his team winning, decides to switch keepers. He asked permission at a stoppage. He wanted a player on the field to become keeper. I allowed the switch. However the switch took way to...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 1/25/2017

bc of inverness, highland scotland asks...

hi, was through on goal last night when referee blew for full-time. I scored before he finished his 'peep'!
no goal was given but I think it should as the whistle hadn't concluded.
any help?...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 10/16/2016

Peter of Tarporley , UK asks...

The ref blew the final whistle for the game.
The players shook hands.
I noticed the opposition manager talking to the ref.
Then to everybody's amazement, the ref suddenly called the two teams back stating there were still three and a h...

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