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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 9/11/2021

Lawrence (Laurie) Judd of LOVETTSVILLE, VA United States asks...

End of the first half, into time added on and Team A is on the attack. Now game time is over but Team A is still attacking. Not wanting to blow for the end of the half as Team A is at the edge of Team B penalty area, play goes on and there is a defin...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 9/11/2021

MATTHEW J PLODINEC of BRISTOW, VA United States asks...

This is both a follow-up and a new question. I've seen the foot on the FOP infraction in two recent cases - the field is a multi-sport field and the player went to the wrong line (agree that the ref team SHOULD warn) and the thrower is taking a qui...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/29/2021

Mark J Loftus of Malanda, Qld Australia asks...

The consistant calling of "my ball" or mine.is this no longer an offence ?...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 8/25/2021

James of Memphis, Tn USA asks...

On throw-ins when is a player too far over the touchline? I only have this problem in rec leagues....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/22/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Oh, I am really sorry for the typo. I actually meant why didn't the referee restart the play with a dropped ball after Rooney has been sent off?

I know, penalty kick cannot be awarded in such a case since the ball was not in the play when ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 8/21/2021

michael paine of apex, NC United States asks...

hand ball in penalty area. players line up for penalty kick. kicker kicks the ball over the goal before the referee blows tthe whistle. does to kicker get a second chance ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/17/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello again,

I wish to ask a follow up question.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGS4vJVmE8M
In this position, after Rooney was sent-off with the help of VAR, the corner-kick was retaken (as far as I understood from the body lang...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/15/2021

Rabs of cambridge, ontario canada asks...

I was playing in a tournament last weekend as was wondering if the did the right thing. My team was the defending team and somehow one of the attacking players slipped as he was carrying the ball. It didn't look like he was fouled just lost his footi...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/13/2021

Sal of CHICAGO, IL USA asks...

When Tim Howard was goal tending for Everton a few years back, I remember a tricky play that one does not see every day as a referee and one that requires quick thinking. The ball was passed back by one of Tim's teammates, Tim tried controlling the b...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/11/2021

Jeremy of houston, tx usa asks...

An attacker with ball running up their attacking third sideline, puts a touch a bit (maybe 5 yards) in front of themselves. Defender lunges in late after the touch and doesn't make contact, but the attacking player has to jump over the lunging defend...

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