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Law 13 - Free Kicks
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Law 13 - Free Kicks 11/9/2022

Ron Gibson of Amelia, Ohio USA asks...

Upon taking a indirect free kick the attacking player A intentionally steps on ball as they run over it. Defending players charge towards ball. The Referee did a retake. The coach protested that his defense should be allowed to charge the ball as ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/30/2022

Colin Allen of Chesterfield, Derbyshire United Kingdom asks...

A player takes a quick free kick but the ball is moving. A defensive player who is only 2yards away from the ball, blocks the pass.
What is the referee’s decision?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/1/2022

Steve Debus of Crofton , MD USA asks...

Please look at the attached link
I think I would award the goal as the ref in this clip did but I am conflicted. There was a spirited discussion about this in the comments. The most relev...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 5/16/2022

Petr of Prague, Prague Czech Republic asks...


I have one more bizarre question.

Which part of the body can play a free/goal/corner kick?

One colleague thinks it's allowed even by the head. The other says it's allowed to knee. Only the foot is clear to me....

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/14/2022

Ryan of Phoenix, AZ USA asks...

Thank you all for the input. Luckily, this was just a Sunday league type of league, just some adults kicking the ball and running around for fun so the score doesn't matter (and the team I took the goal away from "won' anyway). I know about gotcha re...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/13/2022

Ryan of Phoenix, AZ USA asks...

For the "attacker in a defensive wall of 3+ players" rule, how should the referee manage this before the kick? I gave a free kick about 20-22 yards from goal. Kicker asked for 10, 3 man wall was lined up in front of the penalty spot, and an attacker ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/4/2022

Trevor Carden of Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom asks...

Why are free kicks taken further forward from where the actual foul was committed? Shouldn't they be taken in the place the foul happened? Too many players take liberties....

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 1/17/2022

Archie of Glasgow , Glasgow Scotland asks...

When taking a short free kick does the ball have to travel it’s circumference before another player touches it?
In Manchester Utd’s game against Aston Villa on 16th January 2022 Bruno Fernandez’s first goal came from a quickly taken short free k...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/25/2021

Ray Morris of Benton, La US asks...

Indirect kick awarded , player shoots directly at goal touches goalie.

Is the goal awarded...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/21/2021

James Pendarvis of HOLLYWOOD, MD - Maryland United States asks...

High Kick within the penalty area.

The defending team is in their penalty area and commits a High Kick infraction.

A normal high kick restart would be an in-direct free-kick. Does this change to a penalty kick when the infractio...

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