Pleasanton Referee Named Region IV Young Referee Of The Year

Kyle_WiestCongratulations to Pleasanton referee Kyle Wiest, who was named Region IV Young Male Referee of the Year Friday, June 22 during ceremonies at the 2012 Far West Regional Championships in Phoenix, AZ.

Earlier this year, Kyle was honored as 2011 District III Young Male Referee of the Year and 2011 CYSA-North Young Referee of the Year.

US Youth Soccer Region IV comprises the western states of Alaska, Arizona, California-North, California-South, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Kyle is a senior at Foothill High School in Pleasanton. PSRA appreciates Kyle's accomplishments on and off the field and is proud of how he represents Pleasanton, District III and Cal North.

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  • A player takes a throw-in. He throws the ball directly to his goalkeeper. The goalkeeper touches the ball with his hand, attempting to stop it, but the ball enters the goal. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  Apply advantage and award a goal.
    (b)  Disallow the goal and award an indirect free-kick to the attacking team.
    (c)  Disallow the goal and award a dropped ball.
    (d)  Disallow the goal and award a throw-in to the opposing team.

  • A team playing with twelve players scores a goal. The referee realises this before play is restarted. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  Disallow the goal. The 12th player should be cautioned and ordered to leave the field of play. Restart the match with a dropped ball.
    (b)  Allow the goal. The 12th player should be cautioned for entering the field of play without the permission of the referee and required to leave the field of play.
    (c)  Disallow the goal. Caution the 12th player and require him to leave the field of play. Restart the match with an indirect free kick from the defending team`s goal area.
    (d)  None of the answers is correct.

  • The goalkeeper has the ball in his hands. At the moment he releases the ball to kick it, an opponent intercepts it and scores a goal. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The referee allows the goal because the opponent took the ball from the goalkeeper fairly.
    (b)  The referee awards an indirect free kick against the opponent`s team.
    (c)  The referee awards a direct free kick against the opponent`s team for the offence.
    (d)  None of the answers is correct.

  • At a dropped ball, after the ball has touched the ground but before being touched by any player, a defender inside his own penalty area spits at an opponent inside the penalty arc. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The referee sends off the defender and has the dropped ball retaken.
    (b)  The referee sends off the defender and awards a penalty kick to the opposing team.
    (c)  The referee sends off the defender and awards a direct free kick to the opposing team from where the opponent was.
    (d)  The referee sends off the defender and awards an indirect free kick to the opposing team from where the player was inside the penalty arc.


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