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Action AuthorityPlay
A referee has the authority to take decisive actions, like penalties or expulsions, during a game. SlideThe referee awarded a penalty kick after a foul in the penalty area.
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Neutrality ExpectedPlay
Referees must remain neutral and impartial to enforce fairness in sports contests. SlideThe referee's neutrality was questioned after making several controversial calls.
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Game Flow ManagerPlay
Besides enforcing rules, referees also manage the flow of the game to avoid unnecessary disruptions. SlideThe referee let the play continue by applying the advantage rule.