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MLS Cup Playoffs: Offside Positioning

MLS Cup Playoffs: Positioning to sell decisions

Week 34: Referee and AR co-operation

Week 33: DOGSO and Penalty Area AR Positioning and Responsibility

Week 32: Denial of an Obvious Goal in NY v MTL

Week 31: Goalkeeper possession in ORL v MTL

Week 30: No risk strategy in HOU v COL

The PRO active assistant referee - July and August 2015

Week 29: Assistant Referees taking responsibility

Week 28: Positioning on extreme edge of penalty area

Week 27: Delaying the restart of play

Week 26 extra: Law 17 - The Corner Kick

Offside test: PRO assistant referee training camp

Week 26: Law 17 - Corner Kick, with reference to CHI v NY

Week 25: Violent conduct recognition - fitness and positioning in POR v HOU

Week 24: Dealing with mass confrontation

Week 23: Examining the criteria for DOGSO

Week 22: Positioning to determine a penalty kick

Week 21: AR concentration in DC v PHI

Week 20: Advantage in LA v SJ

Week 19:  Offside - Wait and See technique, in NY v NE

Week 18: Law 15 - The Throw-In

The PRO active assistant referee - May and June 2015

Week 17: Offside – Interfering with Play in NYC v NY

Week 16: Positioning during dynamic play

Week 15: Positioning at set plays, in ORL v DC

Week 14: Simulation in HOU v NY

Week 13: Results - Michael Parkhurst handball decision

Week 13: Handball, using five examples from MLS

Week 12: Gaining an Advantage in LA v HOU

Week 11: Offside position, in NYC v CHI

Week 10: Offside – Gaining an Advantage in CLB v SEA

Week 9: Results and PRO clarification on Gaining an Advantage in RSL v SJ

Week 9: Offside - Gaining an Advantage in RSL v SJ

The PRO active assistant referee - March and April 2015

Week 8: DOGSO and Playing Advantage in HOU v SKC

Week 7: Offside - Interfering with an Opponent in NYC v PHI

Week 6: Offside - Interfering with an Opponent in HOU v MTL

Week 5: Persistent infringement in SEA v HOU

Week 4: Dissent in CLB v NY

Week 3: Violent conduct in PHI v DAL

Week 2: DOGSO in NYC v NE and CLB v TOR

Week 1: Gaining an Advantage - SKC v NYR

PRO training camp: Offside discussions



MLS Cup Playoffs - Week 3: Law 15 – The Throw-In

MLS Cup Playoffs - Week 2: Ball in and out of play in DC vs. NY

MLS Cup Playoffs - Week 1: Offside call in NY vs. DC

Week 33: Offside calls in NE vs. TOR and CLB vs. PHI

Week 32: Handball decisions in COL vs. DAL and POR vs. RSL

Week 31: Re-entering the field of play in SEA vs. VAN

Week 30: Using excessive force, in NY vs. HOU and SJ vs. POR

Week 29:  Offside - Interfering with an Opponent from SEA vs. CHV

Week 28: Mass confrontation in TOR vs. CHV

Week 27: Law 7 - The Duration of the Match

Week 26: Offside HOU vs. MTL and RSL vs. DAL

Week 25: Mass confrontation in SKC vs. HOU

Week 24: The start and restart of play in DAL vs. RSL and PHI vs. SJ

Week 23: The offside law - interfering with play HOU vs. PHI

Week 22: Fouls close to the extremities of the field in VAN vs. SKC

Week 21: Simulation in NY vs. NE

Week 20: Serious foul play in RSL vs. MTL

Week 19: Holding and fouling in the penalty area in in PHI vs. NY and NY vs. SJ

Week 18: Time wasting in NY vs. CLB and SJ vs. DC

Week 17: AR Greg Barkey in SJ vs. CHV

Week 16: Interfering with an Opponent in NY vs. TOR

Week 15: FIFA World Cup

Week 14: The treatment of injuries

Week 13: Six second rule in in CHV vs. PHI

Week 12: Simulation in CLB vs. CHI and VAN vs. SEA

Week 11: Close offside calls in CHI vs. SKC

Week 10 Extra:  Law 11 - Offside in PHI vs. DC and NY vs. CHI

Week 10:  DOGSO in MTL vs. SKC and HOU vs. RSL

Week 9: PK at POR vs. DC

Week 8: Offside in CLB vs. NY

Week 7: DOGSO in CLB vs. DC

Week 6: Teamwork in CLB vs. SJ

Week 5: DOGSO in MTL vs. NY

Week 4:  DOGSO

Week 3: PKs in COL vs. POR

Week 2: AR call at SJ vs. RSL

Week 1: PK in DC vs. CLB

Videos - offside or not offside?


Week 38: AR Playoff calls

Week 37: NY vs. HOU

Week 36: HOU vs. MTL

Week 35: SEA vs. LA

Week 34: NE vs. CLB

Week 33: HOU vs. SKC

Week 32: RSL vs. DAL

Week 31: POR vs. LA, TOR vs. DC and DAL vs. CLB

Week 30: POR vs. COL

Week 29: CHI vs. NE

Week 28: NE vs. MTL

Week 27: RSL vs. POR

Week 26: RSL vs. CLB

Week 25: MTL vs. DC

Week 24: DAL vs. LA and CLB vs. NY

Week 23: COL vs. RSL

Week 22: SEA vs. CHV and MTL vs. SKC - Play of the week 22 results

Week 21: LA vs. VAN

Week 20: PHI vs. CHV

Week 19: SEA vs. DC

Week 18: PHI vs. DAL

Week 17: CHV vs. LA

Week 16: COL vs. SJ

Week 15: RSL vs. LA

Week 14: NE vs. LA

Week 13: SKC vs. HOU

Week 12: SEA vs. DAL

Week 11: SJ vs. TOR

Week 10: SKC vs. CHV and LA vs. HOU

Week 9: VAN vs. DAL

Week 8: DAL vs. VAN

Week 7: DAL vs. LA and CHV vs. COL

Week 6: SJ vs. VAN

Week 5: SKC vs. MTL

Week 4: DC vs. CLB

Week 3: DAL vs. HOU

AR training days


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