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Other 3/20/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Really like the line 'We are not actually in disagreement we are arguing semantics.'

Doubtless, this could have been said about the many 'debates' on posts I have had over the years on this site.

But it is a really good observation...

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Other 2/27/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

I don't even believe what I was saying is a pre planned approach - as I'm sure it is not the case - but thinking about it at least passes time on the boring morning commute !!
Not for a second do I really think it is set up like that with any pre...

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Other 2/18/2020

AEK Fan Club of NY of NY, NY USA asks...

Hello, thank you for your replies!

So from the answers we have:
Mr. Wright saying there was no penalty
Mr. Grove saying there was no penalty

but mr. McHugh saying there was a penalty.

So questions for you, please re...

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Other 12/14/2019

samuel odera of kapkateny, kenya asks...

I want to a referee and to learn through the internet...

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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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Other 12/6/2019

John (Iain) Doleman of Las Vegas, NV United States asks...

Are the new changes to the 2019/20 LOTG incorporated into the recertification test....

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Other 11/10/2019

Tony of Whitehorse, Yukon Canada asks...


If a team with 5 accumulated fouls has committed a direct free kick foul for their 6th but it has occurred during an advantage play, does the referee wait to see if the advantage develops in a goal scoring opportunity or does he/she c...

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Other 11/1/2019

Patrick OShea of Sacramento, CA USA asks...

We had a player from Team A run across the field and headbutt a player from Team B. Team B was winning 2-0 in the 78'. When the player from Team B was headbutted in the face, causing bleeding from the mouth and nose. Player from Team A was given a...

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Other 10/31/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Boom !! Another reason why I value this site.

I drift in and out of visiting this site - more because, sometimes you need a break to keep fresh in the 'off season'.

So it is nice (upon a revisit) to read the important 'depth' in ...

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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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