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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct



Explains the various kinds of offences that result in a direct or indirect free kick and specifies the offences for which a player should be cautioned (yellow card) or sent off (red card).

Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/2/2020

JasonC of Lacrosse, WI USA asks...

Did you guys catch the Sounders-FC Dallas game yesterday? I can't find a clip of this incident, but there was a foul called on a challenge by Santos of Dallas. The challenge brought a caution as well. Just after this challenge, perhaps just before or...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/1/2020

John of Patras, Greece asks...

I am wondering if the following case is a penalty: The defender touches the ball deliberately (with his hand raised in the air) outside the box, but one of his legs is stretched and touches the inside area of the box. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/22/2020

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

I read the story of the MLS goalkeeper being sent off for a 2nd yellow card for encroachment on a penalty kick,having already received a yellow for time wasting. I have never heard of this happening before,so why wasn't Sam Johnstone o104277f WBA giv...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/17/2020

Doug of Folsom, CA US asks...

"Hip Check"? - On the first foul here at 5 min (https://youtu.be/yOy0UuZP6SY?t=298) w replay about 6:45, isn't this a hip check, not shoulder to shoulder? It was also a trip after the hip check, which may be the more important foul.
I saw a r...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2020

Bob Romano of Falls Church , Virginia USA asks...

The goalie commits a serious foul play off the field on an opponent’s attack and goalkeeper red carded. What is the restart considering the foul happened off the field of play...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/10/2020

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

Hello,

one situation please.

The ball hits first player's body (or head, or leg) and then his arm.

General questions:

It was not an offense before. How is it now after editing the rules? In which cases ha...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/9/2020

Richard Park of Hampton , Ga Usa asks...

Attaching player gets fouled outside the defending team penalty area, tries to play thru foul but never regained possession of ball and was then fouled again inside defending team penalty area. Referee never applied advantage on first foul and stoppe...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/2/2020

Divyesh Lal of Doonside, NSW Australia asks...

Are you allowed to grab and hold during corners because I see this quite alot in the premier league and the champions league, also when does a shoulder-shoulder count as illegal because I've seen some pretty nasty ones this weekend in the arsenal vs ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/1/2020

Ian Thomas of Sarnia, Ontario Canada asks...

I recently watched a "Misplays of the Month" on Sportsnet, and one play caught my eye. I found the game later so I could reference it. Hartford Athletic vs Philadelphia Union II, score was tied 2-2, and a Hartford Athletic player, Danny Barrera redir...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/29/2020

Mike Dixon of St Albans, Uk asks...

A coach from the sideline is continually questioning your ability , what are your options. If you ask him to leave and he refuses can you abandon the match. Thx in advance ...

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