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  1. watfly replied to the thread Quick offside question.

    Makes complete sense to me.

    Sep 21, 2018 at 12:14 PM
  2. watfly replied to the thread Quick offside question.

    Let's ignore for the fact that right after "touching the ball" was added to the LOTG, IFAB issued direct (and since unrevised) guidance...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 9:13 AM
  3. watfly replied to the thread Open letter to HS and club soccer coaches.

    Ha, ha, I guess it works both ways. At least your daughter is still driving her arms even though her elbows are out. I'm talking about...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 5:09 PM
  4. watfly liked Mom Taxi's post in the thread Open letter to HS and club soccer coaches.

    My DD runs cross country and she is a pretty talented runner, but her cross country coaches are forever frustrated by her “soccer arms”...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 5:03 PM
  5. watfly liked coachrefparent's post in the thread Quick offside question.

    Nope, just wait until [right before] a collision with keeper in a little kids game, then extend flag high as players go down in a...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 4:02 PM
  6. watfly replied to the thread Open letter to HS and club soccer coaches.

    National teams and pros have the luxury of having significantly more training time than youth soccer players. Running laps or even wind...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 2:49 PM
  7. watfly rated Not_that_Serious's post Agree in the thread Open letter to HS and club soccer coaches.

    Lap running lacks any creativity and simply lazy as you said. Sprints ramping up for season is sometimes necessary, but usually I see...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 2:09 PM
  8. watfly rated focomoso's post Agree in the thread Open letter to HS and club soccer coaches.

    Why is anyone doing conditioning without the ball? It's not even old school. It's no school... After a warm up lap or two, all...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:30 AM
  9. watfly replied to the thread Open letter to HS and club soccer coaches.

    When you say running are you talking about jogging miles at a time? Running laps is a sure sign of a lazy and uncreative youth coach....

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:29 AM
  10. watfly rated futboldad1's post Agree in the thread Open letter to HS and club soccer coaches.

    I agree with the sentiment of the thread but isn't the bigger question, "why are HS coaches running/conditioning club players many of...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:22 AM
  11. watfly replied to the thread Quick offside question.

    I actually posed the question to Dan Healdman (of Ask a Soccer Referee) if that advice from the 2005 circular still applied. His...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 8:59 AM
  12. watfly liked Surfref's post in the thread Quick offside question.

    I would agree with you if it was 2005 or 2006, but 2005 is ancient history. There have been numerous changes since 2005 and that...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 2:23 PM
  13. watfly replied to the thread 2007 DA.

    Go to the DA website, go to the schedules and results, filter on whatever U12 group you want and then click the little download button...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 11:02 AM
  14. watfly replied to the thread Quick offside question.

    Actually there is. After "touching the ball" was added to the LOTG in 2005, IFAB issued advice to the application of the law that...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 10:12 AM
  15. watfly replied to the thread Quick offside question.

    I'd be curious to know whether the AR didn't call offside because (a) he believed Cavani was in an offside position but didn't interfere...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 9:25 AM