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Other 10/17/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Ref McHugh says: 'If the explanation was not acceptable I would request not to work with the CR ever again. A referee would soon run out of assistants based on this approach.'

I have seen very close to the referee described by the original p...

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Mechanics 2/16/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

I agree the wait and see approach is very important, however, I worry that Football is going down the path of our local Rugby League, where rarely a 'try' is awarded without going to check with their equiv of VAR.

While more correct outcomes...

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Character, Attitude and Control 2/13/2019

jake of las vegas, nv usa asks...

what is the best way to help a referee who just... isn't very good? there is a referee in a local league who does a lot of AR matches and doesn't really do CR, i guess due to nerves. the league wants to get her experience so the past few weekends the...

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Character, Attitude and Control 1/29/2019

Bob Smith of Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire UK asks...

Hello

In a game this week there was an incident that created some debate on the pitch.

Two midfielders were challenging for the ball. One midfielder got ahead of the other and the second midfielder started to use his hand to pull on...

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Character, Attitude and Control 1/13/2019

Tyrone of New York city , New york United States asks...

What would the restart of play be for a referee changing his decision after talking to AR. Say the referee awards the attacking team a penalty for challenge in the box but the AR had a better view and told the referee that it was a clean challenge. ...

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Character, Attitude and Control 12/12/2018

Ismael of Fallbroom, California U.S. asks...

Can I give a player a yellow card if the keep telling me what to mark and what I marked wrong?...

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Character, Attitude and Control 11/29/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A follow up to the earlier question (32897).

I'm of the same thinking. There is enough in it to make you think about it, however, probably not enough to make you stop play or not allow advantage.

As Ref Dawson mentions, there probab...

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Character, Attitude and Control 11/8/2018

Jeff Banks of Kona, Hawaii USA asks...

Can a dropped ball restart be used to calm play down when the charging fouls are of equal degree of roughness? I want to keep control of the match in the early minutes, when I think play is getting to aggressive early on. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/6/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

IDFK follow up.

Important points to consider in the feedback from the panel.
I asked the question to promote dialog on what to and what not to consider when moments like these come our way, and certainly only want to make a call on what ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/28/2018

Keith T of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...

I called impeding without contact this weekend with an IDFK that went into the goal with no double touch so GK restart. Though my hand was up, everyone assumed DFK and so were furious I didnt award the goal. The coach said things like "but it was a ...

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