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Title:
The soccer referee's manual
Author:
Ager, David.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Lincolnwood, Ill. : Contemporary Books, 2001.

©2000
Physical Description:
x, 150 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Originally published: London : A&C Black, 2000.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780809297351
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV943.9.O45 A43 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Includes new rules and regulations Author David Ager explains soccer's arcane and sometimes confusing rules to prospective referees and gives invaluable advice on how to referee a game fairly and effectively. The Soccer Referee's Manual is also a great resource for fans who want to improve their understanding of the sport. Also includes a new chapter on diet and fitness for referees.


Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Editionp. vii
Forewordp. viii
Introductionp. ix
Unit 1 The referee, assistant referees and linesmenp. 1
Part 1 Law 5--The refereep. 1
Part 2 Law 6--Assistant refereesp. 13
The Cooper Test of physical fitnessp. 25
Unit 2 Laws 1-4p. 26
Part 1 Law 1--The field of playp. 26
Part 2 Law 2--The ballp. 33
Part 3 Law 3--Number of playersp. 35
Part 4 Law 4--The players' equipmentp. 38
Unit 3 Laws 7-11p. 42
Part 1 Law 7--The duration of playp. 42
Part 2 Law 8--The start of playp. 43
Part 3 Law 9--Ball in and out of playp. 45
Part 4 Law 10--Method of scoringp. 47
Part 5 Law 11--Offsidep. 47
Unit 4 Fouls and misconductp. 58
Part 1 The penal offencesp. 58
Part 2 Non-penal offencesp. 65
Part 3 Other offencesp. 70
Part 4 Dealing with misconductp. 72
Unit 5 Free kicks and penalty kicksp. 85
Part 1 Free kicksp. 85
Part 2 Penalty kicksp. 91
Unit 6 The throw-in, goal kick and corner kickp. 102
Part 1 The throw-inp. 102
Part 2 The goal kickp. 106
Part 3 The corner kickp. 107
Laws of the Gamep. 110
Assessmentp. 135
Notes on Diet and Fitnessp. 143
Useful addressesp. 149
Indexp. 150

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