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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/21/2021

Fidel Jaary of Wiri, Auckland, New Zealand asks...

Hi, Does a casual/Professional foul in the penalty area warrant a yellow/Red card.

Thanks

Fidel...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/19/2021

DEVERY A HARPER of Naples, FL United States asks...

Serious Foul Play

I was watching this video today and it made me think. I am wondering what your interpretation is of a situation found in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNsqpv1cmhM

:52 into video
A defender go...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/29/2021

Richard Lundie of London, Uk asks...

Hi there,

I’m having a debate with people online, about the Tottenham Liverpool game on weds.

There was a controversial moment where the goalkeeper Allison looked to have handled the ball outside of his area when the Son was cle...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/25/2021

Peter Banbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

That thorny question of the ball striking an attacker leading to a goal or goal scoring opportunity. Is this only if it leads directly there? Maybe an extreme case but the ball hits an attacker several yards outside the box on his arm. Unlikely a fre...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/19/2021

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

There was an instance at the weekend where half a players body was in the area and half not. So a penalty was given. So I’m a little confused here. On that basis say a player like Peter Crouch was leaning right forward for a header but was fouled wit...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/5/2021

Devery H. of Naples, Florida United States asks...

Situation 1:
I had a game tonight where looking back I wondered if I did the right thing. A defender and an attacker were shoulder to shoulder, top of the area, running toward the goal line. The defender kicked the ball and a millisecond later ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/16/2020

Steve Debus of Crofton, MD USA asks...

Regarding the Brighton/Southampton match I have two questions about the PK call in the 77th minute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=455&v=ygN9-Bdl72E&feature=youtu.be

First Law 12 clearly states that if a hold is started outside the PA but...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/16/2020

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

Hello!

'New' advantage rule:

Part 1: If the referee plays the advantage for an offence for which a caution/ sending-off would have been issued had play been stopped, this caution/ sending-off must be issued when the ball is next...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/9/2020

Peter Barry of Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom asks...

The attacking player is dribbling at speed toward goal and kicks the ball past the defender who is facing him. The attacking player runs in to the defender and falls to the ground losing possession. The defending player is also knocked over. At the m...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/5/2020

Alex Dormer of Lexington , Kentucky usa asks...

If a goalkeeper/player had to touch the ball twice from a goalkick or a freekick to prevent opponent from scoring whats awarded(if inside and outside penalty area)and can they be sent off for denying a clear scoring opportunity?...

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