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Other 12/5/2023

Colin Davies of Brighton , Sussex England asks...

On Liability, sorry, Referee inspects the ground ! All good to go, match starts, during the game a goal mouth meelle occurs ! Players end up in the goal causing it to tilt. When it comes back down a player gets his leg under the stantchon and breaks ...

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Mechanics 12/2/2023

Mike Byers of Champaign , IL Usa asks...

I had an issue come up during a recent game that I wanted to get irrespective on. At a recent showcase gane with college scouts, I was center and my AR called a handball in the box and deemed it a DOGSO. From my angle, I could not see the arm ext...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/26/2023

Robert Boss of Swadlicote, Derbyshire UK asks...

A goalkeeper makes a save. He then releases the ball by dropping the ball on his foot and kicks the ball downfield. The wind catches the ball, which bounces over the opposing goalkeeper and straight into the opposition goal.
Does this mean that ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/26/2023

Mühenned Elseyho of Onikisubat, Kahramanmaras Turkey asks...

The defender touched the ball with his foot, then it went to his knee, then to the goalkeeper, meaning that it finally moved from the defender’s knee to the goalkeeper. Does this end the controversy, and is it the referees’ duties to pay attention to...

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Law 5 - The Referee 11/25/2023

Jose of Miami, Florida United States asks...

I was told by a referee instructor that, if a player is fouled on his/her defensive third but manages to maintain possession of the ball and proceed forward the referee should never apply the advantage law but, instead blow the whistle, stop play and...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2023

Jim Shaw of Belfast, N Ireland asks...

10th minute of match, forward and defender tussle for ball in corner, defender comes away with ball and passes to teammate at edge of penalty/area. Forward shouts “REF URE A STUPID F C !. I stop play and issue a red card. I restart play were...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/28/2023

William Spalding of Dunfermline , Fife Scotland asks...

Team 1 Player A runs in on the goalkeeper of Team 2.
Team 1 Player B is running slightly behind him.

Team 1 Player A passes the ball forward to the side as he reaches the goalkeeper of Team 2. The goalkeeper doesn’t touch the ball.
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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/26/2023

Gregg Slaff of Pequannock Township, NJ United States asks...

If a team is awarded a throw in and the thrower throws the ball down the line with the ball, staying on the line for a period of 10 to 15 yards and then goes out of bounds. What is the ball ever in play?...

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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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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/19/2023

Barry of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I saw this video clip on Facebook. There's no context of when, where, or if a foul was called. Gavi gets carded so often, I can't easily pick up this one on an internet search. Perhaps that means he was not cautioned or ejected in this case?

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