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Jeff of Flagstaff, AZ USA asks...

In the situation where Team A is taking the ball into the corner to stall out the final minutes of a game, can a player from Team B step off the pitch and approach the scrum from the position of the corner flag (theoretically hoping to force the ball...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/30/2022

Mark of Dublin, Ireland asks...

I would like the panel's opinion on the new offside advice issued recently by the IFAB

FIFA also published a number of videos which shows the ad...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/27/2022

Sal of Chicago , Il Usa asks...

Defender knocks the goal backwards to disrupt or stop a dogso or promising attack. Restart and punishment?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/23/2022

John Shannon of Macclesfield, Cheshire United Kingdom asks...

why is the offence of obstruction not recognised any more...

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Law 2 - The Ball 7/19/2022

R K Hodgkiss of Nashua, NH USA asks...

I was in a sporting goods store and happened to look at the soccer balls that were for sale there.
I was surprised to see balls with texture designs in the surface of the ball that cause it not to be smooth.
I haven't seen a ruling on th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/16/2022

Ward Weber of Grove City, OH United States asks...

Has a handball always been awarded a direct free kick?...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 7/9/2022

Tony of Auckland, New Zealand asks...

If the goalie is holding the ball in one hand and touches the goal post to steady himself from going over the goal line is it a corner. His feet are always in field of play. Had this happen today and the ref called a corner....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/30/2022

Nicholas Broderick of Lewis Lake, Nova Scotia Canada asks...

This is a hypothetical that has never happened to me (yet).

A ball rebounds accidentally off the arm of an attacker near the opponent's goal. A defender immediately and deliberately handles the ball in attempt to stop it entering his/her t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/25/2022

David P Hughes of Vancouver, WA United States asks...

inside the box, a forward takes a long touch which is obviously going out of play but the keeper ploughs into the forward and knocks him over.
a) if the ball was still in play when the contact was made, is it a penalty as the touch was obviously...

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Law 5 - The Referee 6/21/2022

Garikai Kondanani of Harare , Harare Zimbabwe asks...

A player is injured during a match. When assessing the player the doctor informs the referee of the risk of serious injury if the player continues playing. Can the referee prohibit the player from continuing.

The player makes a careless ...

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