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The Technical Area 1/14/2019

Michael of Concord, Ca United States asks...

How many coaches can be on the sidelines with their team? Is there a maximum? The latter is for AYSO. ...

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The Technical Area 1/12/2019

Michael of Concord, CA United States asks...

How many coaches can be on the sidelines with their team? Is there a maximum? ...

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The Technical Area 11/19/2018

greg of madison, wi usa asks...

Is it strange/overkill to bring small cones (like the flat training cones teams use on warmups) to mark out technical areas on sidelines and/or the line for substitutes/coaches to stand behind?

Sometimes I can use other field markings (i.e. ...

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The Technical Area 11/27/2016

Nicky MacInnes of Seattle, WA USA asks...

in MLS, can a team member who is not playing in a game due to injury sit with the team on the bench during a game? example: the Sounders' Clint Dempsey with an irregular heartbeat....

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The Technical Area 8/8/2016

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

A player approaches the technical area and the coach hands him a bottle with water. The player turns around to follow the play as he drinks. The ball is kicked hard from about the six in the direction of the player drinking water. As players are scra...

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The Technical Area 7/14/2016

Luis F Rueda of New York City, New York USA asks...

Did you happen to watch the final match of Euro 2016? Was Ronaldo's presence in the technical area in violation of the rules of the game?

Thank you in advance,

LFR ...

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The Technical Area 6/1/2016

Mahmood Fakhro of Aali, Non US/Canada/Australia Bahrain asks...

I am a technical analyst for my team. I need to anlyze the match for my coach. I use a smart phone with an application to tag events of the game.
I asked an international FIFA referee at my association, if it is allowed. He said NO electronic dev...

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The Technical Area 5/22/2016

RoyE of Peachtree City, Georgia USA asks...

Our team had an injured player and an injury time-out was called by the ref. The opposing team's coach called his players to the sideline and coached them during the injury time out. I think this showed poor sportsmanship, but what is the rule if a...

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The Technical Area 9/3/2015

Den Nelson of Auburn, IN USA asks...

What is the ruling on a Coach screaming at the top of his lungs 'instructions' to his HS Girls Varsity Team while they are playing?...

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The Technical Area 11/17/2014

David Lovett of Royal Palm Beach, FL United States asks...

My wife and I are coaching our grandsons U8 rec soccer team. I get very much into our games and do a lot of constructive yelling. ie: go up, go back, set up for a goal kick, etc.. otherwise the kids will be lost as their attention span is nill. I do...

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