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Law 13 - Free Kicks
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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/30/2019

Doug Crawford of Moraga, CA US asks...

Quick Restart on a Retake? If it was ceremonial the 1st time does it have to be ceremonial the 2nd time?
Suppose you award an IDFK close to 6 yards, which is more often ceremonial, as the players don't always understand, and refs know it is comp...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 8/17/2019

Tony of Minneapolis, MN USA asks...

If a team/player is unaware if a restart is DFK or IDFK despite your use/absence of the raised hand IDFK signal and they ask you what the restart is, should you tell the player? Or what if the coach tells them incorrect information regarding the rest...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/16/2019

Joaquin Donis of Plantation, FL usa asks...

I have never seen this shot. The attacking team is given a shot about 20 steps from the goal. All the defending team, with the goalie, lines up as if they were goalie. The whole goal is defended by the whole team. What kind of shot or foul is this.
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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/1/2019

Andrew of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

My question relates to when a free kick is taken and all opponents must remain at least 9.15 m (10 yds) from the ball, unless they are on their own goal line between the goalposts. When does the the referee need to 'step out' the 10 yards? For exampl...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/22/2019

Kailyn of Winnipeg, Canada asks...

If there is a free kick against the forward in the penalty box, does the goalie get to take the kick anywhere in the box? Or does it have to be where the foul was?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/20/2019

Juan Hartnack of West Haven, CT USA asks...

On a free kick, the ball is passed back to the keeper, who misplays it and the ball caroms off the keeper's foot and into goal, what is the proper restart?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/11/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Is this a indication of the future regarding set piece play?

In the Spain v South Africa Women's WC match, Spain had a DFK where they set a 'wall' players in front of the Sth A 'wall' (that had more then three players) a notable distance awa...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/6/2019

gary of nashua, nh usa asks...

It seems a growing number of players and coaches dont know what constitutes a direct free kick or indirect. Had a game recently in which the coach started to announce to players that a careless charging foul was indirect. Had to make an announcement ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 5/24/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Regarding kicked restarts: I'm sure we've all seen the kicker (especially at IDFKs and kick-offs) who puts his foot on top of the ball and rolls the ball back and forth until he sees his chance to release it. Even worse, the player who rocks the ball...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 5/21/2019

Mitch Dubensky of Washington DC, Washington DC USA asks...

A free kick is awarded. Referee arm signal is unintelligible as it was neither for a direct or indirect kick. The 16 year old player looks at the referee and can't figure it out. He asks him 'can I shoot it.' The referee did not vocalize whether ...

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