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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 7/26/2020

Roy Agyei of Burgess Hill , Sussex Great Britain asks...

In the English Premier League, is the rule where a player is sent off if they commit a foul where the referee deems they made no attempt to play the ball or could not have any chance of playing the ball fairly still in existence? Granit Xhaka was sen...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/15/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Handling inconsistency.

In a recent reply to Petr of Prague - regarding handling - Ref McHugh provided a great example to illustrate the challenge we face of determining if a scenario of the ball hitting an arm/hand is deemed a offence or ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/12/2020

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

Thank you Mr McHugh, but its still not clear to me.

Scenarios:

Defenders hand makes his body unnaturally bigger (or is above his shoulder level).

S1: Ball hits his body (or leg, head etc.). Then the ball deflects and ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/7/2020

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

Hello,

one situation please.

Situation:

Attacker kicks the ball. This ball touches a defender*s body and then his hand, which is over his shoulder level (or makes his body unnaturally bigger).

Q1: Is it o...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/30/2020

Doug Crawford of Moraga, CA US asks...

Well I am not going to ignore the challenge!
In this case, the sub goalie clearly "entered the field without permission", even while told not to, so no excuses.
He is a sub who has interfered with play, denying an obvious goal scoring opp...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/29/2020

Referee of Aus, Aus Aus asks...

Can you clarify the new handball rule soon receiving the ball from own body or other player close too a outstretched arm unnaturally bigger?

Im all for new rule change for football not expecting a goal to be scored from handball even if a...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/4/2020

Larry of Danville, CA US asks...

The player in this instance was onside at the time of the kick. However, am I correct that if he had been in an offside position with the clear intention of distracting the GK, he should be called for offside? And by clear intention, I mean that he i...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/29/2020

Jason of La Crosse, WI USA asks...

Can #27 on Newcastle do this:

https://twitter.com/FootyRustling/status/1255464346538442752?s=20

If no, what rule is being broken?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/26/2020

Luis-David Maya of San Mateo, CA USA asks...

UB Caution or VC Send-off? An attacker trips a defender who does not have the ball, about three seconds after the defender cleanly took the ball from the attacker and cleared it.

Additional context:
* Under-14 girls competitive tournamen...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/20/2020

Daniel of Bacau, Romania Romania asks...

Direct free kick for the attackers 18 meters in front of the goal. After the ball has been released by the referee, an attacker shoots the ball towards the goal. A defender runs 3 meters ahead of the wall forward and fends off the shot with a deliber...

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