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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/30/2024

Derek Bender of any, any any asks...

I had a question regarding a call in my league. A through ball was played and it was onside, the forward had their head down to track the ball, goalkeeper came off his line and did not go low to slide for the ball but intentionally went high with his...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/25/2024

Danny S of Dallas, Texas USA asks...

Greetings, Ask The Ref. I'm prompted to write in based on the incident that just occurred early in the 2nd half of the Canada-Peru match. In the 55th minute, a Peru player took a touch on a quarter turn, then swung thru a ball that an onrushing Canad...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/25/2024

Steve of Brighton, UK asks...

It's illegal for an opposition player to take the ball out of the goalkeeper's hands when he has full control over the ball What would happen if one of the goalkeeper's own players takes it out of his hands? For example if a defender and a goalkeeper...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/23/2024

Magnus Thompson of Burlington, Vermont United States asks...

Can a keeper receive/ collect a ball (from the opposition) outside area, dribble back into the area, then pick it up?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/22/2024

S G of Craigieburn , victoria Australia asks...

If the goalie catches the ball at they then mean to drop the ball and kick or must they roll the ball and kick?

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/20/2024

Bob Forche of Columbus, ohio USA asks...

Is it a foul to charge a goalie that doesn't have possession of the ball?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/19/2024

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


If a defending goalkeeper commits an accidental handball in his/her penalty area in the back pass of his/her teammate, would it be a play on or an indirect free kick offense? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/19/2024

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

Many thanks for the reply. I agree to some of your explanation & accept shoulder charges are part of the game but to me the WOBER incident & the one late in the game last night on a Czech player were blatent pushes & fouls which imo deserved yellow c...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/18/2024

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, UK asks...

Hello. In the France v Austria match yesterday WOBER the Austrian player, who was on a yellow card, blatently pushed Griezmann causing him a bad cut, why wasn't WOBER given a 2nd yellow, thereby then a red card?
I thought the, referee was poor o...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/16/2024

Tony of Whitehorse , Yukon Canada asks...

In the 77 min Croatia v Spain, the referee called a foul in the penalty area against Spain. How is that not DOGSO? Even after VAR....?...

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