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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/3/2022

Scott of Livermore, CA US asks...

More handling situations:
1. An attacker kicks the ball and it hits the hands of a nearby defender running at them with their arms outstretched or above their head who is attempting to block the kick. My understanding is that this is handling as...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/3/2022

sal of Chicago, illinois usa asks...

I had a player in a game this weekend who persistently kept yelling handball every time the ball hit an opponents torso. Can this be construed as UB for trying to deceive the referee into calling a handball to regain control of the ball through a fre...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/1/2022

G. Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

The Vancouver Whitecaps' Lucas Cavallini is a known trouble-maker and referees must groan when they see his name on the roster. He has 21 cautions and 2 red cards in 61 games. Positives: 17 goals scored.

His latest caper, a 'light' head st...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/1/2022

G. Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

In the Vancouver Whitecaps match vs. Austin FC on Oct. 1, Ryan Gauld poked the ball into the PA and was chasing it down when a defender cut off Gauld's path, to give his keeper a safe pick-up of the ball.

I contend that the defender had no...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/1/2022

Tony Thompson of St. Ives, NSW Australia asks...

Hi all,
My question is regarding hand ball and you you may have answered this question before.

If a player protects their face from the ball at close range is this a hand ball under the laws as they now stand.

The laws clea...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/26/2022

G. Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

https://fb.watch/fNRsl9xD-8/

This clip, of a keeper standing in his PA but reaching out of the box to catch a dangerous ball, generated a LOT of discussion on Facebook.

An attacker was charging forward for the ball and defenders...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/16/2022

Sal of Chicago , Illinois Usa asks...

White team is attacking just outside Blue team 18. The White team goalkeeper screams at the referee ‘You’re a Fu$&ing idiot’ in a very personal and very public way, referring to a previous call against them. Referee stops play, RC the goalkeeper. Res...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/9/2022

Trent Futrell of Knoxville, Tennessee United States asks...

I have two questions that I wanted clarification on.

1. Had a keeper punt the ball. The ball hits their own teammate who was in the way. Can the keeper pick up the ball and punt it again?

2. Red team is attacking. There is ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/8/2022

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

Hello,

I have questions and situations, please.

1) The rules say this: 'If a referee is incapacitated, play may continue under the supervision of the other match officials until the ball is next out of play.'

What doe...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/3/2022

Peter Martin of Neath, United Kingdom asks...

It used to be the case that when taking a free kick if the opposition didn't retreat 10 yards and they obstructed the free kick from being taken quickly, they would be booked. What changed? It's now common place for opposition to delay a free kick be...

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