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League Specific 4/9/2019

Pandea Radu-Mihnea of Munich, Germany asks...

What are the current rules when awarding an own goal.

For years a shot going on goal which was deflected by a defender was always considered a goal for the striker but in recent years many Governing Bodies have adopted a rule of awarding an ...

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League Specific 3/28/2019

maukudi abdullahi of lokoja, kogi nigeria asks...

Good day to every body in the house. please I just want to know. Is the VAR officials are retired referees or still active?...

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League Specific 3/13/2019

Matt of Bristow, VA USA asks...

Can a water break be used for game management purposes? I had a fairly chippy game and stopped the match for a player who had been 'kicked' in the nether regions. Neither myself nor my ARs saw a foul (as discussed post-match). Coach enters field p...

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League Specific 1/15/2019

Steve Hawkins of Altadena, California US asks...

AYSO National Rules and Regs specify a maximum of two coaches per match:

'b. Remain within the coaches technical area (Article I.G.2) during the match; a maximum of two coaches is permitted for each team.'

http://www.ayso...

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League Specific 1/14/2019

calum anderson of ardrossan, ayrshire scotland asks...

Hi,

My sons team were involved in a league match at the weekend. The goalkeeper from the team winning 2-1 (and had been winning most of the game) was injured by an opposing player (head knock)and the referee abandoned the game while under pr...

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League Specific 12/4/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Great feedback from all three panelist regarding the question on penalty to not in the A-League match.

I had also thought about PIADM, but It didn't feel like the reason why the penalty was awarded (it felt more due to bringing the attacker ...

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League Specific 11/26/2018

r scott of Antrim, n ireland United Kingdom asks...

during a recent match my sons team was leading the game when 10 mins into 2nd 1/2 referee abandoned the game due to threat of violence from oppostion player and father. As the game was abandoned do we play remaining minutes or start the a new game bu...

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League Specific 9/23/2018

john sadler of Combe, Witney, Oxfordshire United Kingdom asks...

in a fa cup tie yesterday, the home team had used all its 3 subs allowed. their goalkeeper had a very nasty injury, after 20mins stoppage the player was taken away by ambulance. now down to 10 men the team said they were too upset to carry on with 20...

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League Specific 8/25/2018

tony of minneapolis, mn usa asks...

Had an unfortunate situation in a tournament this weekend that I don't think I handled correctly but would like your advice.

In youth tournaments, frequently there is typically a 'mercy rule' where if a team scores over a certain goal differ...

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League Specific 8/13/2018

Luke Morton of Coventry , England asks...

I was wondering if you could look at the following footage and see if its worth an appeal.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StA0h0kpKwA...

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