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fuzesy anatol of Sighetu Marmatiei, mm Romania asks...
Hello,both players run for the ball, red team player was coming from behind,hits his foot in blu...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/18/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


I wish to ask a question about pre-restart misconducts committed by the attacking team.

Say, player A10 is preparing to take a corner kick. Just after referee's whistle and just before the ball is in play, player A5 pushe...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/16/2021

David ONeill of BYFIELD, MA United States asks...

While on the ground the keeper reaches out and puts her one hand on top of the soccer ball at exactly the same time the opponent is completing her kick and makes contact with the ball resulting in the ball entering the net. It was a tie on who touch...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 9/13/2021

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

Penalty kicks to determine a winner:
One team only has 9 available players at the end of regulation/OT. If I am reading the rulebook right, 1 player from the first 5 kicks can take a second kick during the next 5 kicks, and could take either the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/13/2021

ray JOSEPH sharman of broughton astley, leicestershire United Kingdom asks...

when and is it acceptable to charge an opponent...

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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 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 9/10/2021

Philip Conde of Gwynfryn, Wrexham, Denbighshire United Kingdom asks...

What would the situation be if a match went to a penalty shoot out and one of the teams had had a player sent of during normal or extra time. If the penalty shoot out went to sudden death and the first ten players on each side scored who would take t...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/9/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


In the following scenario, what should be the correct decision given by the referee?

Team A has won a penalty kick. Just before player A10 takes the penalty kick, player A2 commits a misconduct against his/her opponent in...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 9/4/2021

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

Peter, with much respect I have to disagree that law 16 is clearly written. It does clearly state that “The ball is in play when it is kicked and clearly moves”. However it then states “If an opponent who is in the penalty area when the goal kick is ...

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