Shortage of referees

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawildcat View Post
    Lots of wannabes in the stands; I can't believe none of them want a shot at finally making the right call.
    This could be said for every high school sport.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rjs4470 View Post
    I'm guessing (never played soccer and don't watch it much at all) that they physical demands of refereeing are part of the problem. Lots of running, lots of ground to cover, lots of players with only 2-3 refs.
    I centered a friendly last week between a U13 and a U14 team -- and I was feeling it the next day.

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    @MentschTrachtGottLacht - everyone should do a line and it will make you realize how difficult that offside call can be.

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