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  1. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Quick Free Kicks (Delaying Restarts)

    Suggestion: after the coach shouts for a player to "stand on the ball", wait for the next stoppage when you are near enough to ask whether he is willing to pay the fine when his player gets "booked" . . .
  2. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Red Card Appeal, Advice?

    OK, understood. If you called the referee over to dismiss the offender, you and the referee should both have reported the matter; the referee's report would indicate "My assistant (name) brought to my attention . . ." and yours would describe the incident fully and then state ". . . I...
  3. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Red Card Appeal, Advice?

    But did you submit a report after the game?
  4. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Red Card Appeal, Advice?

    Your posts are unclear. You say you didn't submit an initial report, but as the referee acted on advice from you both the referee and you should have submitted separate reports. Appeals will only be considered by the CFA or The FA in cases of mistaken identity or the report being inaccurate in...
  5. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Level 4 promotion

    That's the deadline for CFA's to send proposals for 5 to 4 to The FA, then as Russell said above it will take several days to collate and communicare. Good luck to all.
  6. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    How?

    The IFAB website has a useful section which sets out their full processes in respect of proposed law changes.
  7. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Level 4 promotion

    Some leagues are just finishing their season, so final marks only now being submitted for FA consideration. See post #6 above re some aspects which will impact.
  8. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    FA Cup

    Your post was headlined about a "two footed tackle" If you are going to penalise a challenge or tackle, you need to start with the LOTG. Has the challenge in question included any of the headings for a d. f. k.? I am not saying yes or no, just sense checking by using Law 12 instead of using...
  9. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    FA Cup

    Are you suggesting that a/every two-footed tackle is a red card offence?
  10. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Cup Final

    The FA have a guide for this; online, Google away😁 Enjoy the game.
  11. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Level 4 promotion

    Not guaranteed, but most nominations are accepted - good luck!
  12. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Utah’s zero-tolerance policy regarding referee abuse

    Neutral is difficult, but one Respect Marshal per team is workable, and happens in my county (one of the largest footballing counties in England) at age groups up to under-14's.
  13. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    League - 9v9 - Fouls - Sinbin - Youth Match

    If you don't get a parent volunteer, your role in the event of unacceptable behaviour by spectators is to approach the home club coach when the ball is out of play, tell them what you see as the issue, and what you want done. If the coach cannot or will not deal with it, you have the facility to...
  14. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Slide tackles that don’t connect with anything…

    Not correct - kicking or attempting to kick an opponent is a direct free kick (and if the tackler is out of control a card also) Your description indicates an action made to connect, so a direct free kick would be appropriate, and playing the advantage would be risky as there may be retribution...
  15. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Laws of the Game Test 6-5

    RyantheRef is not in England, so the reference to Level 3 is not fully valid; for those in grassroots football, a regular quiz on tbe LOTG is a good regime to keep you switched on and up to date. Make sure you use current quiz sources, as some on the Internet are years out of date, and only use...
  16. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Slide tackles that don’t connect with anything…

    Indirect free kick if you are taking the "playing in a dangerous manner" approach but from the OP description may well be a direct free kick, "kicking or attempting to kick" We have a lot of newer referees on here, so good to explain that "no contact" can still be serious foul play.
  17. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    League - 9v9 - Fouls - Sinbin - Youth Match

    In my home county, and adjacent counties, home and away clubs must each provide a Respect Steward at all age groups up to Under-14's. It works well in most cases.
  18. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    League - 9v9 - Fouls - Sinbin - Youth Match

    Are you a referee, or possibly a club referee for this game? You need to report any misconduct, including any sin bins or spectator disruption of the game. The sin bin procedure is explained fully on the FA website, including what happens if a player is sin binned twice. As others have...
  19. ChasObserverRefDeveloper

    Trailing eye

    Some to consider needing the trailing eye are after playing advantage on a physical offence, a striker close to the goalkeeper clearing from hands, the player already on your radar and closing an opponent, the full back clearing along the touchline as an opponent runs across to him. It is to...
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