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Mechanics 2/16/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello,
I have another question which is also related to APP (attacking phase of play) in VAR protocol. Does a one-touch back pass by defending team's player start a new attacking phase of play even if the back pass is intercepted by one of the o...

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Mechanics 2/7/2021

Mark Deaville of Stoke on trent, Staffordshire asks...

If a foul is committed and a player booked is the booking rescinded if VAR call play back for an earlier incident?...

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Mechanics 2/6/2021

Jason C. of Lacrosse, WI USA asks...

An attacking player plays a long through-ball to a teammate and is fouled in the process. I hold the whistle to see if the pass comes off. The keeper on the opposing team comes out of his area and plays the ball with a hand at a moment when it become...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/4/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

Hello again and thank you very much for your answers. Actually I was more about the APP (attacking phase of play) concept in VAR protocol but I guess, offside rule show some similarity to it. I think, interfering with the defender is the key point in...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/29/2021

Richard Lundie of London, Uk asks...

Hi there,

I’m having a debate with people online, about the Tottenham Liverpool game on weds.

There was a controversial moment where the goalkeeper Allison looked to have handled the ball outside of his area when the Son was cle...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/26/2021

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Ok - I'll be the one to ask.

Offside or not in the Man City v Aston villa EPL match?

Have heard a lot of debate on this one.

I listened to the match on radio and after the incident happened the commentator kept coming...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/25/2021

Peter Banbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

That thorny question of the ball striking an attacker leading to a goal or goal scoring opportunity. Is this only if it leads directly there? Maybe an extreme case but the ball hits an attacker several yards outside the box on his arm. Unlikely a fre...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/21/2021

Lenard Wynne of Johannesburg, South Africa asks...

A defender is behind the goal line and out of the field of play and not involved in active play, an attacker who is now between the goal keeper and the second last defender receives the ball and scores, is the goal disallowed due to offside?...

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High School 1/12/2021

David Lovett of Royal Palm Beach, FL United States asks...

I was watching a game and saw an offside call that made me want to ask this question. I try to keep up with the laws of the game to make it more enjoyable to watch. There was a player in an offside position. His teammate passes the ball in his direct...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/5/2021

Devery H. of Naples, Florida United States asks...

Situation 1:
I had a game tonight where looking back I wondered if I did the right thing. A defender and an attacker were shoulder to shoulder, top of the area, running toward the goal line. The defender kicked the ball and a millisecond later ...

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