I stand corrected. Thank you.
---- John Park <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> It's in the FIFA " INTERPRETATION OF THE LAWS OF THE GAME AND GUIDELINES FOR REFEREES"
> Use of whistle
> The whistle is needed to:
> • start play (1st, 2nd half), after a goal
> • stop play:
> – for a free kick or penalty kick
> – if the match is suspended or abandoned
> – when a period of play has ended due to the expiration of time
> • restart play at :
> – free kicks when the wall is ordered back the appropriate distance
> – penalty kicks
> • restart play after it has been stopped due to:
> – the issue of a yellow or red card for misconduct
> – injury
> – substitution
> The whistle is NOT needed to:
> • stop play for:
> – a goal kick, corner kick or throw-in
> – a goal
> • restart play from:
> – a free kick, goal kick, corner kick, throw-in
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lawrence Savell" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 11:56:58 AM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
> Subject: Re: Card or Quick Restart?
> I haven't gone back to check, but I believe that all that is required is a "signal" under TLOTG not necessarily a whistle.
> ---- Ed Leafe <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > On Mar 10, 2009, at 1:17 PM, Fred Speirs wrote:
> > > So
> > > if a foul is committed by an attacker in his opponents' penalty area
> > > and he is cautioned you restart with a 'ceremonial' free kick.
> > > Why do I not think so? Maybe you'd have to bring the wall forward!
> > > Wonder which rewrite that was. Must've been asleep when that
> > > happened.
> > IMO, all that 'ceremonial' means in this context is that the kick
> > must wait for your whistle.
> > -- Ed Leafe