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Hand and Flag Signals 

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Caution or Expulsion

Referee holds

Yellow card

or

Red card

above head

Play On / Advantage

Referee indicates with his hands that the Advantage Rule applies

and play should continue

Direct Free Kick

Referee points in

The direction of kick

Indirect Free Kick

Referee raises his hand

until ball is kicked and

touched by another player

Goal Kick

Referee points to a corner

of goal area from

which kick is to be taken

Corner Kick

Referee points towards corner of the field from which kick is to be taken

Goal Kick

Assistant Referee

points his flag at goal area from which kick

is to be taken

Penalty Kick

Referee points

to penalty mark

from which kick

is to be taken

Offside

Assistant Referee

points his flag straight up

above his head

to signal offside

violation to the referee

 

Offside Location

After Assistant Referee

signals offside,

she then shows location of infraction by holding her flag out

in front of her -- flag held high indicates infraction occurred at far side of the field,

middle = center of field,

low = near side of field

Throw-In

Assistant Referee

holds the flag out to his side, pointing in the direction the throw is to be taken

Corner Kick

Assistant Referee

points his flag

at corner area

from which kick

is to be taken

 

 

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