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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/28/2021

Maughan Nicholson of Hexham, Northumberland England asks...

Watching two professional matches in recent months, the defender has been penalised by award of a penalty for high kicking in the penalty area.
My view is dangerous play = indirect free kick.
Please can I have the explanation?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/13/2021

Gregory S Tardaguila of Redondo Beach, California USA asks...

I used to get emails from Thomas Bombadilla. It was a “what’s the restart?”
Attacking player with the ball is moving forward in opponent’s goal area. The keeper makes an attempt to challenge for the ball. He blocks the ball and it is still in ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2021

Ray Sharman of Leicestershire, England asks...

As very often happens the manager tells his forwards to go stand on the goalkeeper at a corner so as soon as the kick is taken are they impeading the goalkeeper?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/10/2021

ray JOSEPH sharman of broughton astley, leicestershire United Kingdom asks...

although at a corner kick there is a lot of impeding why do you never see a referee give an indirect freekick ether way ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/10/2021

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

During play a referee stops play to issue a yellow card for dissent to a player off the ball. What is the proper restart?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/1/2021

Gary Robinson of Draper, UT USA asks...

During a U12 match, the goalkeeper punted the ball almost straight up, then grabbed the ball as an opponent was sprinting towards the GK and ball. Had the GK not grabbed the ball, the attacker likely would have had a clear shot on goal. I blew the w...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/23/2021

David Bober of Waynesville, NC United States asks...

During a U19 game My ref issued a red card to the Goalie for excessive force...he slid cleats up into 2 players..one of which was his own player..after the ejection which happened inside the plenty box he gave the attacking team a PK. Is this the cor...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/16/2021

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Highlights from Jordyn Huitema's hat-trick. ("HIGH-te-ma" is the correct pronunciation.)

Despite her being a home-town player, I feel she makes a foul before her first goal, contacting the defender's shoulder blade. After contact, the play...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/13/2021

Peter Byrne of Sale, Cheshire England asks...

In the England match last night against Hungary why was a penalty given against England when dangerous play is an indirect free kick. There was no attempt by Shaw to deliberately foul the Hungary player. In the rules this should have been an indirect...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/5/2021

KALUNGA of MUFULIRA, Copper belt Zambia asks...

Law five refers to the ball on FOP thrown by anyone not on the team list that's how the restart is a al is given for a PK to be kicked.
Can such a player be considered to have offended or not?
If the player's action is considered an offense...

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