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Law 18 - Common Sense
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Law 18 - Common Sense 8/30/2017

Russell of Sudney, Australia asks...

Player has to veer off the FOP as part of chasing down a ball that is rolling quickly and parallel to the sideline on the attacking right side of the field.

The veer off the FOP is due to a defender coming in from the left at a right angle ...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 8/9/2017

Jack Smith of Manteca, CA US asks...

Debated question. When a player is ejected from the game, can they return to the field, at the end of the game, for post-game handshakes. Due to the ejection, is not the player ineligible to return to the field, for any game related item.


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Law 18 - Common Sense 6/13/2017

David DePriest of Franklin, TN USA asks...

Can a player on the pitch whistle at a teammate to communicate if his/her whistle sounds similar to the referee's whistle?...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 5/9/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

No question, just an extract of an article provided by the Referee Association where I referee
It expresses the use of 'Law 18 " Common sense' " in a smart way.
(note that it is sourced from - which is mentioned only ...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 4/29/2017

Rand Skelton of Gilbert, AZ United States asks...

In today's game, a ball was kicked by opposing team and going out but hit a water bottle that was real close to the sideline before it completely crossed the line. One of our players picked it up for a throw in and the ref whistled the game stopped. ...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 4/20/2017

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Situation: near the end of the first half, the (no AR) referee notices the keeper 'likely' infringing on the 18 yard line, reaching the hands over the line to drop the ball for a punt. The ref is not close enough to be sure, so lets it go.


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Law 18 - Common Sense 4/8/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

I think I know the answer to the puzzle that was put forward by Aaron of Virginia Beach (Post 31441) regarding the CR decision to award an IDFK.

The CR did not utilise Law 18 - common sens...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 2/13/2017

shamil of kannur, kerala india asks...

can because of the foul whistle after the goal whistle by the refree goal be denied in soccer...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 3/1/2016

Scott Hutchinson of Ocala, Florida USA asks...

I was an AR2 on a game this past weekend U18 boys CDL game. In the 1st half I warned two players from the attacking team to stay on the field of play. They continually ran 5-8 yards off the field of play to avoid defenders. I mentioned to AR1 and ...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 2/28/2016

Patrick Stack of london, london england asks...

Team A are leading by a goal from quite early on and have been wasting time throughout the second half. two late goals means they are losing to Team B. Is the time Team A wasted still added on even though it can only be to the detriment of team B who...

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