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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 2 years 11 months ago by Rafal Wlazlo
I think this topic should be brought up much more frequently during referee meetings. How often do we get to the fields and see the goals unanchored, dangerous items inside the goals/nets, etc? See the link below for the list of documented deaths and incidents involving soccer goals: SOCCER GOAL...
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Last Post by andrew charron 10 months 3 days ago
I'm not sure if the organization who set up the goals were notified, no, but I do agree that they should be aware of the requirements. I find a shocking number of parks, high school athletic directors, and soccer organizations who don't realize this is an absolute requirement. I had an athletic...
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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 2 weeks 3 days ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Missing context aside, we should never be seen like this. Optics do matter and this looked awful.
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Topic started 2 weeks 4 days ago by Rafal Wlazlo
I prefer the "walk of shame" for the coach while everyone is waiting and looking, how about you?
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Topic started 2 weeks 5 days ago by Rafal Wlazlo
So a proud parent uploads another "stupid ref" video of this horrific (sarcasm) challenge. What do you think?
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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 1 month 1 day ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Perfect yellow card!
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Topic started 1 month 1 day ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Are parents the biggest sore losers? Just watch the video.
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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 1 month 1 week ago by Rafal Wlazlo
How embarrassing for those wise-ass parents to be scolded in front of their children?!
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Topic started 1 month 1 week ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Would your mechanic be different?
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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 1 month 3 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
I have actually seen it myself few times and I think it comes down to training and mentoring..
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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 2 months 16 hours ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Would you allow the F-bombs by a parent while other kids are nearby?
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Topic started 2 months 1 week ago by Rafal Wlazlo
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Topic started 2 months 1 week ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Way to set an example for kids, heh?
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Topic started 2 months 2 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Look at those kicks from the mark - were they taken from the right spot?
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Topic started 2 months 2 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
What are your thoughts about this? Watch to see how it looks and tell us.
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Topic started 2 months 2 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
What do the teams expect when they don't pay for Assistant Referees? And then they play the Offside Trap? Who really is bad at their job here, clearly not the referees.
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Topic started 2 months 3 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Apparently the referee did not need the flag here which the young AR raised for this nasty foul. Peacock referee perhaps?
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Topic started 2 months 2 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Clearly the few challenges here are really bad misses, but what upsets us more than the ref making some bad mistakes (we all do) is the fact that HE decides to engage the sideline with some nonsense explanations. Why even open your mouth? Either admit the mistake (on rare occasions this works) or...
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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 2 months 2 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Do you agree with the referee based on this video? We do!
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Topic started 2 months 3 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
We as referees can not do this. Leave the fair play to players and teams (they don't have to score from. the PK), but do not break the Laws under which we referee trying to accomplish any Fair Play.
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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 2 months 3 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
What do you do here??
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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 2 months 3 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Wow. How many of you want to do this during your games, for various reasons?
Gary L Hustis's Avatar
Last Post by Gary L Hustis 2 months 3 weeks ago
A few years ago I did throw all the parents out of a U12 team from a local club who has noablely good team, but infamous for its parent behavior. Thier team was losing in the final's game of their own tornament by 2 goals. So of course the only reason they were losing was because of the poor...
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Rafal Wlazlo's Avatar
Topic started 3 months 5 days ago by Rafal Wlazlo
I think this is well wort a card, so if it is second yellow, so be it. video
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Last Post by Eric Hench 3 months 3 days ago
YC all day long in my book. I grew up playing stopper (back in the old diamond 4 days) and am now a holding mid. This player had little to NO chance to play this ball without going through the back of the attacker's legs. This is a tackle from behind and shows a disregard for the safety of her...
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Topic started 3 months 1 week ago by Rafal Wlazlo
What do you do? video
mike lim's Avatar
Last Post by mike lim 3 months 1 week ago
Based on where the play is (close to the injured player), I think its better to stop play.
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Topic started 3 months 3 weeks ago by Justin McBride
Team is in the lead by a goal, with about 6 minutes to go and gets a PK called against them, team requests to change keepers, player that will be taking the keepers spot is on the field, I allow the change. PK is taken and team scores, then the team requests to change keepers again. The laws do...
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Last Post by mike lim 3 months 2 weeks ago
As a coach, I have used this strategy a lot. Yes, it was partly because I had better penalty kick stoppers and because I wanted the penalty kicker to really think about it and sometimes because I wanted to run down the time. You can debate those reasons, but you can't debate the LOTG on this. End...
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Topic started 3 months 2 weeks ago by Rafal Wlazlo
Yeah, the game ends when it ends, but we are sometimes our worst enemy. video
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Last Post by Robbie Garrett 3 months 2 weeks ago
bet the huddle of bench and team was fun to be in.
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Topic started 3 months 3 weeks ago by Soccer Referee USA
What is your approach toward Coaches like this "Tough Guy" after the final whistle? video
Robbie Garrett's Avatar
Last Post by Robbie Garrett 3 months 3 weeks ago
referee team nice work handling this. sticking together, no one walking towards the coach.. overall well done IMO. good suggestion Rob. will have to think about that moving forward.
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Topic started 4 months 1 week ago by Soccer Referee USA
So what side are you on? "game ends when game ends" or "this was a premature whistle" video
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Last Post by mike lim 4 months 4 days ago
I don't know what it is about coaches who think time should be extended for corner kicks. I had one last night, team is losing 1-2, ball goes out for corner kick. The coach and players spend 15 seconds with the ball on the corner arc, first deciding who takes the corner then another 15 seconds as...
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Topic started 4 months 2 weeks ago by Justin McBride
So during the week I was doing a BU15 match. During my field inspection the coach of the home team (Orange) comes up to me and says ref can I have a minute. I said sure. He then said number 4 from my team is in trouble with his mother and is on restriction the only way he can play is if he can...
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Last Post by Rob Strout 4 months 1 week ago
I think you did two things wrong. You should not admonish a player that was just recklessly fouled. A simple whistle and "hey 4 let me handle it" would have been enough. No need to pull him aside. Think about it, you just got cleaned out and the referee is pulling you to the side for a talk? That...
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Topic started 4 months 2 weeks ago by Soccer Referee USA
We ask that the referee in the video not be ridiculed, but we do want to know your opinion: Should the referee consider doing younger kids games, perhaps small sided? Is his presence in this game helping or hurting? video
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Last Post by Glenn Fullerton 4 months 2 weeks ago
Maybe he is injured and he and the referee have decided that he only call the outs on that side. Maybe the referee has instructed him and his other AR to only call outs and nothing else. Is he helping .... Of course he is. He is a badged referee who get the benefit of the doubt in a 33 second clip...
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Topic started 4 months 2 weeks ago by Soccer Referee USA
Would you have played the game in this poor lighting? video
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Last Post by Ystebad Von Schlegel 4 months 2 weeks ago
Determining how much light there is based on a video posted on the internet is pretty much worthless. Each of us has monitors tuned to different brightness, and the light sensitivity, aperture and settings on the camera will dramatically effect how much captured light there was. If the referees...