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Other 12/9/2016

RE: competitive Adult

Jacob of Malindi, Kenya asks...

Hi! This is good I understand now! Thankyou...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 12/8/2016

RE: junior Adult

chad of dublin, ireland asks...

Thanks lads, discussing this one in office, for sure, if ball has crossed line before the VC then goal stands.

If we look at the famous case that Joe posted earlier, which we can see real time here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uc3aokM2P...

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League Specific 12/8/2016

RE: competitive Adult

Jacob of Malindi, Kenya asks...

Thank you for your help! However, I wish to seek for an elaborate interpretation of law 7 in relation to what actually happened. Law 7 part 1 says the period is 45@ half and a maximum of 15 min break. It adds that the duration can be changed through ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/7/2016

RE: Rec Adult

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Yet another PK decision I need help with.

In regard to the Dynamo v Besiktas UCL match this morning, can you please explain how the ref came to the conclusion that the Besiktas defender was at fault in the penalty.

BTW, when are the...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/7/2016

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Hello,

I have two questions.

First is about handball. In my situation are two attackers in the counterattack. Only one defender (last) is there. Attacker A passes the ball to the attacker B. Defender touches this ball by his hand. I...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 12/7/2016

RE: High School

Scott of Livermore, CA USA asks...

There was an extra ball on the side of the goal that was too close to the end line. A shot was taken and it hit the extra ball. The game ball never fully left the field of play, and the original shot taker put the rebound into goal. I believe FIFA ...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 12/6/2016

RE: junior Adult

chad of dublin, ireland asks...

Penalty shoot out. Score is 5-4.

Deciding penalty. Attacker his ball hard off crossbar. Keeper runs out and celebrates wildly in front of striker. Striker hits the keeper a punch.
Ball meanwhile comes down and spins into the net.
...

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League Specific 12/6/2016

RE: competitive Adult

Jacob of Malindi, Kenya asks...

Hi!
A match kicked off at 5.40pm. Our country, and specifically this area, is one where it gets dark between 6. 20 and 6.30pm. The halves hardly lasted 20min each with a very short break (around 5min). Competition rules insist that teams turn up...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 12/6/2016

RE: Rec High School

Paul Gordon of Tampa Bay, Florida USA asks...

I recently saw a clip of a soccer player taking a PK online

https://gfycat.com/ImpossibleOilyCheetah

In the clip, after I assume the whistle has been blown, the player slowly walks up to the ball and bends down as if he were to pick...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/6/2016

Bob of Corvallis, Oregon United States asks...

Where should the re-start indirect kick be taken on a back pass that was deemed illegally handled by the goal keeper, from the spot the player kicked it to the keeper or where the keeper illegally handled the ball?...

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