For USSF or FIFA. Under NFHS and NCAA we have better ways as already
> Regarding the recent thread about goal keeper responsibility to get the ball
> back in play and time wasting, I asked JA and here is the Q&A:
> Assuming that there are no ball handlers and no extra balls next to the
> goal, whose responsibility is it to fetch the ball (for a goal kick) that
> has been kicked some yards away from the goal? Does the (winning) goal
> keeper have to make a reasonable effort to fetch the ball as fast as he can?
> What if he deliberately walks slowly to fetch the ball? Is he guilty of
> time wasting?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Ask A Referee <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 10:57 AM
> Subject: RE: time wasting
> To: Reza Pazirandeh <[log in to unmask]>
> The nearest member of the kicking team should do it, Reza. If they delay,
> add on time and warn that they are wasting time. The second time, nail the
> player with a caution for delaying the restart.
> Jim Allen
> USSF National Instructor Staff