US Soccer Mandated Change Eliminates Heading for 11 and younger - Monday, March 14, 2016
In order to implement this mandate the SSSL is implementing the following change for all u12 and younger games starting this spring: 

"It shall be considered a dangerous play when a player deliberately heads or attempts to head the ball.  Any violation of this rule shall result in an indirect free kick for the opponent.  Simultaneous violations by both teams will result in a dropped ball."

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Forms and Contact Information

Referee Documents and Forms
Title Posted By Last Updated
USSF Referee Game Report Randy Ellis 4/6/2016
IRS W9 Form (return to Treasurer) SSSL Admin 1/24/2012
2017 Referee Pay Rates  Randy Ellis 3/5/2017

Referee Contacts
Role Email Phone #
Paul Golder Referee Administrator (508) 345-1681
Dennis Laversa Referee Assignor (781) 956-6479
Noel Soccorso Mentor Program Coordinator (508) 930-5738

Suspended Player List

NameStart DateGamesEnd DateSorted By End Date In Descending OrderTownTeamStatus
Glenn LaPointe6/4/201734/23/2018AbingtonABG Spinney B8.2GSuspended
Jack McDermott6/5/201724/16/2018WeymouthWEY Mathews B12.1Suspended
Ryan Downey6/5/201714/9/2018EastonEAS McFarland B8.2BSuspended
Timothy Wanagel6/12/201714/9/2018BraintreeBRA Penny B10.1Suspended
Peter Nehiley6/11/201716/18/2017HansonHAN Nehiley B8.2GSuspended
Thomas Fernandes6/2/201726/16/2017BrocktonBRK Veiga B6.1Served
Matthew McLeod6/2/201716/12/2017WeymouthWEY McLeod B6.1Served
Ronilson Mendes6/4/201726/11/2017BrocktonBRK Cameron B10.1Served
AJ Payzant5/22/201716/4/2017BraintreeBRA Folan B8.1Served
Liam Lenihan5/8/201725/22/2017RocklandRCK Lenihan B12.1Served
Jack McDermott5/8/201725/21/2017WeymouthWEY Mathews B12.1Served
Trevor Redburn5/8/201725/21/2017WeymouthWEY Mathews B12.1Served
Kevin Lynch5/14/201715/21/2017WeymouthWEY Mathews B12.1Served
Andrew Clark5/14/201715/21/2017WeymouthWEY Mathews B12.1Served
Aaron Johnson5/14/201715/21/2017AbingtonABG Spinney B8.2GServed
Sean Winston5/8/201715/15/2017RocklandRCK Lenihan B12.1Served
Declan Foley5/8/201715/14/2017WeymouthWEY Mathews B12.1Served
Cade Genard4/30/201715/1/2017AcushnetACU Fortunato B8.2GServed
Matthew Sheridan4/17/201714/24/2017QuincyQNY Fitzpatrick B10.1Served


Caution and Ejection Offenses

Cautionable offenses

A player is cautioned and shown the yellow card if he commits any of the following seven offences:

  • UB - unsporting behaviour
  • DT - dissent by word or action
  • PI - persistent infringement of the Laws of the Game
  • DR - delaying the restart of play
  • FRD - failure to respect the required distance when play is restarted with a corner kick, free kick or throw-in
  • E - entering or re-entering the field of play without the referee's permission
  • L - deliberately leaving the field of play without the referee's permission

A substitute or substituted player is cautioned if he commits any of the following three offences:

  • UB - unsporting behaviour
  • DT - dissent by word or action
  • DR - delaying the restart of play

Sending-off offenses

A player, substitute or substituted player is sent off if he commits any of the following seven offences:

  • SFP - serious foul play
  • VC - violent conduct
  • S - spitting at an opponent or any other person
  • DGH - denying the opposing team a goal or an obvious goalscoring opportunity by deliberately handling the ball (this does not apply to a goalkeeper within his own penalty area)
  • DGF - denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity to an opponent moving towards the player's goal by an offence punishable by a free kick or a penalty kick
  • AL - using offensive, insulting or abusive language and/or gestures
  • 2CT - receiving a second caution in the same match

A player, substitute or substituted player who has been sent off must leave the vicinity of the field of play and the technical area.