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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/30/2015

RE: interscholastic High School

John Cardoza of Masdrid, New York U.S.A. asks...

Fuulback A3 makes a pass to teammate A4.
Keeper A1 'handles' the ball to avoid the
pass from being intercepted by opponent

Pass back violaton?? ...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/30/2015

RE: Intermediate Under 13

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I was wondering why no one mentioned the possibility of a deliberate save. It seems to me that the wall is set up just for that purpose. The jump is a deliberate action & it's whole purpose is to block a clear straight shot to the goal. The speed ...

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Other 7/30/2015

RE: Intermediate Under 13

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Just FYI (and also very trivial), a team of Stanford mathematics professors determined that the side is facing up when the coin is tossed, is slightly more likely to land facing up (because it spends more air time face up).

Oh, and more peop...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 7/30/2015

RE: Recreational Player Adult

Christel Lindberg-Phelps of Killeen, Texas United States asks...

Player 1 on Team A has possession of the ball just outside of Team B's penalty box. Player 1 shoots the ball and his shinguard falls out of his sock. The ball goes into the goal. Player 1 then reaches down to ground to retrieve his shinguard and put ...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 7/29/2015

RE: Adult

steven of aus, nsw Australia asks...

if the away team gets the choice for the coin toss at start of normal time. Who gets it for start of extra time and penalties?...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/29/2015

RE: Club Under 19

Rich of Wilmington, DE USA asks...

If on a set play. In this case a direct free kick from about 28 yards from goal. With a wall set on the 18. If the attacking team places players in an offside position, in this case at the corners of the 6 and a player in the wall jumps to play the...

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Other 7/29/2015

RE: Rec

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

With regard to review technology. Here in the National Rugby League (NRL), video review is used only after a try has been scored and the on field ref asks for the review themselves. In these instances, they ask for the review and advise they are see ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/28/2015

RE: Rec Adult

Andrew tideswell of Manchester, Great Britain asks...

If a player handballs into his own net , would it be a goal...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 7/28/2015

RE: Other

Ian of NPR, FL US asks...

Can two players on the same team wear the same jersey number?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/28/2015

RE: Rec Adult

Robin of Ottawa, Ont Canada asks...

My friend and I have a disagreement that we are going to let you settle:
Our sons play on the same team. A couple of players on the team have an extreme fondness for the F-word as an adjective. "Great F-ing pass", "Nice F-ing shot"... Of course i...

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