Wellesley United

Soccer Club


Referee Resources

Helpful Web Sites For The Soccer Referee

United States Soccer Federation

www.ussoccer.com Official web site    link to referees

FIFA Laws of the Game

USSF Advice to Referees(Highly Recommended - 'The Bible')

Ask a Soccer Referee   Submitted questions are answered about rules and game situations.


The Offside Rule Explained

Here’s a description with a few examples: http://www.offside-ref.co.uk/laws/11-offside-rule/detailed/

Here is a video explaining the offside rule: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U01-uArNpdw

Here is another video that shows all the signs from the assistant referee (including off-side): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hf8pRbPkOPs


Massachusetts State Referee Committee

www.massref.net official web site

Courses and Certification Classes listed

Educational Material and Refereeing Guidelines


Boston Area Youth Soccer

www.bays.org official web site

Playing Rules and Bylaws


Official Sports International (1 800 782 2614)


official uniform supplier to the USSF

Books and soccer videos for the referee

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Wellesley Community Center

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