Below you will find the most important aspects of a soccer referee’s job. Knowing the Rules. Every referee needs to know the rules of soccer, or else games can get chaotic. Not only should referees know the rules so they can keep order, it also allows them to easily explain to players and coaches why they have blown their whistles.
Make sure you understand what the referee wants you to do in managing substitutions, how long to hold the offside signal, etc. Hold the flag in the proper hand. The flag should be held in the hand closest to the referee. Referees usually run a left diagonal, which means the flag will be in your left hand most of the time.
A referee is in charge of the soccer game. A referee’s main objective should be the safety of the players. It is the referee’s responsibility to ensure that the game remains fun for everyone. This includes players, spectators and the officials. You will undoubtedly question some of the officiating calls as you watch a soccer game.
Look sharp and you’re off on the right foot. Inspect the playing area. Correct potential hazards before the game. Conduct a brief meeting with team captains or coaches. Tell the captains that they are the leaders of the team and may be called on to fulfill that role. Keep it brief.
The referee needs to know which players are on the field playing the game and which players are off the field attending to injury, bleeding, or faulty equipment, or just taking a break. If you send a player off the field to attend to any of these, he obviously has your permission.
The Referee is the ultimate authority during the game. The referee's chief responsibilities are to make the game as fun, fair and safe for the players as possible. The referee enforces the rules - which, in soccer, are called "Laws" - by calling offenses and determining if goals have been scored.
In soccer, players play until the referee blows the whistle. The Referee. There’s normally one referee on the field who controls the whistle and the cards. Cards? Yep, cards.
looking at the referee. For an indirect kick, the referee will hold one arm straight up in the air until the second person touches the ball. No arm up, it’s a direct kick. There are many soccer rules around what causes a direct or indirect kick. In general, a direct kick comes from a contact foul or hand ball. Everything else is indirect. 6.