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    GraemeS replied to the thread What's a "trick"?.
    People have pointed out multiple times that you're fixating on a single word in that law and ignoring the sentence. Stop trying to...
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    GraemeS reacted to RustyRef's post in the thread What's a "trick"? with Like Like.
    Some strange logic being applied here. If I'm looking up tax law to make sure I'm compliant I look at the current tax law, I don't go...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread What's a "trick"?.
    The laws of football are not a living system in the way that a true legal system generally is. That are a document stating that from the...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread What's a "trick"?.
    Yes. On what basis are you assuming that not to be the case?
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    GraemeS reacted to JamesL's post in the thread What's a "trick"? with Like Like.
    So what you are saying is that a new referee who qualifies in 2021 should go back and read all the circulars? And to what date should...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Hearing Issues.
    That's absolutely fair, however if the alternative is plugging your ears, that has its own set of communication issues!
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Hearing Issues.
    Another option might be an electric whistle? At least when that goes off, you won't be holding it right near your ears, so might affect...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Copa America - Ball hits referee.
    Checking the protocol to see if they are allowed to advise a review or not?
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Euros.
    That's a little cart leading the horse there don't you think? He's a quirky referee who from what little I've seen of him, has been very...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Pre-Season Games.
    Chas is technically correct, however for L7 to L6, and given the interrupted season we've seen, I'd be very surprised if at least some...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Euros.
    I recall the same happening to Bournemouth in their last PL season as well?
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    That's a very fair assessment and the idea used in your second paragraph is one I will use in future. Despite being a ref for over 20...
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    Yeah, I'm with one on this. If a team is causing trouble, there is usually one key person at the centre of it and as referees, we're all...
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    GraemeS reacted to one's post in the thread Let it flow, but blow for everything... with Like Like.
    Sounds like you did what you had to do with the players. Did the manger get warned, cautioned...? Something to think about. Sometimes...
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    GraemeS replied to the thread Euros.
    To borrow @one's analogy - if the ball is on the ground a yard out from goal, it is entirely natural for an attacker to kick it in the...
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