2013 Far West Regionals, Here We Come.
On June 17th thru June 23rd the Pleasanton Soccer Referee (PSRA) will be represented at the 2013 US Youth Soccer Far West Regional Championships taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii. Making the trip will be Kyle Wiest, Erica Kuo, and Tim Kirk, who will be joining a delegation of 26 other referees and 9 assessors from Cal-North. Follow their referee exploits while the State Champions of all 14 western United States compete to be crowned the Region IV – Far West Regional Champions. http://2013fwr.wordpress.com/
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Daily Referee Quiz
A throw-in is not taken from the place the referee indicated the ball left the field of play. What decision should the referee make?(a): The referee allows play to continue. (b): The referee awards a new throw-in to the same team.(c): The referee awards a new throw-in to the opponents.(d): The referee cautions the player who took the throw-in incorrectly for unsporting behaviour and awards a new throw-in to the opponents.
A player is guilty of unsporting behaviour while the ball is in play. The referee stops play and cautions him. How should play be restarted? (a): Play is restarted with an indirect free kick. (b): Play is restarted with a direct free kick. (c): Play is restarted with either a free kick, penalty kick or dropped ball.(d): Play is restarted with a dropped ball.
The minimum number of players who are required to start a game is 7. Can a team start the match with 10 players and without their goalkeeper, who joins as soon as he reaches the field of play?(a): Yes(b): No(c): It depends on the Rules of the Competition. (d): It is at the discretion of the referee.
An attacker with an obvious goalscoring opportunity heads the ball. At this moment, his shirt is pulled by an opponent. The referee applies advantage. The ball is passed directly to a team-mate who scores a goal. What decision should the referee make?(a): The referee allows the goal and does not take any disciplinary action.(b): The referee disallows the goal, cautions the opponent for preventing the attacker gaining possession of the ball by holding on to his shirt and awards a direct free kick or penalty kick.(c): The referee allows the goal and cautions the opponent for unsporting behaviour.(d): The answers a) and c) are correct.