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High School 9/21/2023

Chester of Fairfield, CT USA asks...

In a US varsity high school match a penalty kick was awarded in a two man system. My partner proceeded to run it, gave the ball to the kicker to place on the spot, and proceeded to tell the goal keeper to have at least one foot on the line until the ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/5/2023

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Thanks to all of you for your clear answers.

Update on the photos... I posted my question at the field after viewing the sequence on the small camera screen.

Once at the computer screen, I could see the heel of the keeper's bac...

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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 9/4/2023

Mike of Lachine, QC Canada asks...

Attacking player on a breakaway dekes the keeper and is clear on goal, removes his shirt before kicking the ball into the open net. What is the sanction and restart?...

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Law 11 - Offside 8/30/2023

Jonathan Walston of Raleigh, North Carolina United States asks...

If a defender clears the ball from the defensive zone and it travels up the field, but deflects off an unsuspecting teammate about 10 yards ahead and then goes backwards to an attacking player in an offsides position, it is considered offsides? My o...

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Law 3 - The Players 8/18/2023

Tyler of Vancouver, British Columbia Canada asks...

How does the replacement of a sent off player work? Is the player allowed to be replaced? If it’s the goalie, is the team expected not to have a goalie if they’re sent off? Just getting into the level of red and yellow cards, sorry if this is a stupi...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 8/17/2023

Kim Brunhuber of soccer city , Canada asks...

Kim Brunhuber
Hi, how are you?

A debate has arisen about whether it’s legal to face one direction in a throw-in, but throw in another direction ostensibly a no-look pass to an elig...

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High School 8/15/2023

Robert Mastropietro of Brookfield, CT United States asks...

Once the roster is submitted prior to the start of match, can at anytime during the contest a player change uniform numbers?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/15/2023

frank Michael of Granton, Tasmania Australia asks...

PK required to be taken. On run up the kicker is heckled by defenders on the line outside the box.
Kick is taken and missed.
Is there any recall for the kick to be retaken and YC for defender/s or is it just play ON....

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 8/8/2023

Karen of Orlando, Florida Orange County asks...

Can a referee in soccer, restart a match 8 minutes after blowing the final whistle (indicating that the match is over) to review and continue the game? ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 8/5/2023

jonathan of Lorton, VA United States asks...

I have had issues with goalkeepers wearing only a penny (often pretty thin and no sleeves) (and the same shorts and socks as the rest of the team) to distinguish them from other players on both teams, and I get considerable pushback from coaches clai...

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