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Law 1- The Field
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Law 1- The Field 5/11/2022

Anthony of New york, NY United States asks...

While in play our forward took a high arching shot from midfield the ball bounced at the top of the box and was going towards the goal. The goalie backed up as it was over his head into the goal reached up and hit ball as his hand was caught in the n...

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Law 1- The Field 2/7/2022

william t Stoneman of Fairfield, California USA asks...

Goal lines are 5" wide but goal post is just 2" in depth. where does it go? Even with the front of the line. Or even with the back of the line? ...

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Law 1- The Field 11/11/2021

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

In a game a few weeks ago, the corner flags on an artificial turf field were constantly getting blown over despite their heavy rubber bases.

I came up with an idea to tape down the flags a bit, to reduce the size of the 'sail.'

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Law 1- The Field 10/7/2021

Jack of Portsmouth, England asks...

What is the significance of the Goal Area...

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Law 1- The Field 6/12/2019

Mike of Ontario, CA USA asks...

Background: Soccer game on a multi-use field (football/soccer). Soccer crossbar is directly (one foot) under the football crossbar.

Attacker's shot is deflected by GK and the ball hits the football crossbar and the ball bounces down and the...

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Law 1- The Field 5/8/2019

Jeff Rockow of Flagstaff, Arizona USA asks...

In youth soccer at the 7v7 level, the Center Circle and Penalty Arc are typically 8 yards in radius. Does it make sense that the optional marks (hash marks) also be placed 8 yards from the corner - as opposed to the LOTG stipulation of 10 yards? Perh...

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Law 1- The Field 5/6/2019

Doug Crawford of Oakland, CA US asks...

Hello - Curvy goal line results in off angle goal posts.
When I checked the goal post position and the netting I did not notice this. I was AR, and later, 30 yards away, standing lined up with the goal posts for a corner kick, I realized that th...

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Law 1- The Field 4/20/2019

Joshua of Grande Prairie, AB Canada asks...

How many flag posts are needed in a game?...

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Law 1- The Field 8/31/2018

John of Ireland , Ireland Ireland asks...

Hi, i just reffed a game on a field that had some AstroTurf on it, one strip in one box (penalty spot) and the goal area and penalty spot in the other box. Is that permitted? I know that the laws allow for a hybrid system if the competition allows fo...

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Law 1- The Field 8/21/2018

kenneth blair of aberdeen, Scotland asks...

well guys sorry you all missed it but Kepa when walking to his goal before the coin toss you can see him drag his foot outside the 18yrd box in the middle he continues to the goal line puts his back to the goal looks left and right makes sure he is i...

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