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Law 1- The Field 12/3/2023

Jose of Miami, Florida United States asks...

I have doubts regarding the relationship between a player's foot/feet and lines on the field. Allow me to present three cases as they relate to trow-ins, offsides, and PKs. On TIs, I am told that, even if any part of the player's foot/feet is touchin...

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Law 1- The Field 11/24/2023

Patrick of Hershey, PA USA asks...

If the player grabs and moves the corner flag, does the flag get replaced before the ball is played or is possession lost...

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High School 10/24/2023

Mateo of New York, NY US asks...

Can a conceding team restart play from the center circle without the scoring team on the field? Saw this today and referee allowed team to score into empty goal. Never seen this before. ...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/20/2023

Erin Bromage of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts United States asks...

2 referee HS game.

Penalty Kick clarification.

At a recent game, a PK was awarded. Clear violation inside the box. Both teams lined up outside the goal box/arc. As the player taking the kick advanced to the ball a team mate cl...

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High School 10/16/2023

william stoneman of fairfield, ca usa asks...

NFHS rule 12.7.1 Does not allow a player to lay down behind the wall for safety reasons. Has FIABUSSF laws also adopted that position on laying down behind the wall ...

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Character, Attitude and Control 10/11/2023

Brian Ellis of kinderhook , ny USA asks...

I'm was watching my daughter's soccer game today as a spectator and close to the sidelines where we we watching a player was tripped and the ball rolled out of bounds. The referee stated 'I didn't see who it went off of, who touched it last?'. I c...

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High School 10/3/2023

Franco of Bloomington , Indiana USA asks...

Wasting time question

We ran a corner kick play that takes about 4-6 seconds to complete. We have ran this play for the last 4 seasons without a single call or warning or complaints by opposing coaches. Its an attacking play designed for...

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High School 10/3/2023

Franco of Bloomington , Indiana USA asks...

I have a situation that was explained by a ref and I can not find this explanation in the 2023-24 NFHS rule book

we had the lead and my player dribbled the ball to the corner and shielded it. At first two opponents came up to him and he sh...

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High School 10/3/2023

Franco of Bloomington , Indiana USA asks...

My questions deal with NFHS and Indiana High School IHSAA soccer rules. I continually hear refs explain calls in a manner that is NOT in the 2023-24 Soccer rule book.

I have several of these scenarios but i will keep them grouped togethe...

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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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