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Kicks From The Penalty mark 5/9/2023

Steve of Cannock, Staffs England asks...

Penalty shootout

If the penalty taker strikes the ball onto the post and it hits the keeper and crosses the goal line is it a goal or not...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/2/2023

Jake Olsen of Lehi, Utah United States asks...

If a goalkeeper is going up to collect the ball and is run into by an attacking player midair, what is the call and what color card should be shown?...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 4/10/2023

Robert Acosta of LAKE FOREST, CA United States asks...

A player was noticed without shin guards during the warm up. The referee told him to get his shin guards before the start of the game. During the game, the same player scored a goal. Right before the kick off, the AR notified the referee that the pl...

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High School 4/3/2023

Ryan Brenneman of Charlotte , NC USA asks...

Is this DOGSO? Denying an obvious goal scoring opportunity

4a NC high school conference game. My team is in black. My striker gets an over the top pass that catches the opposing team out of place. She controls it and it is off to the races...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 3/11/2023

Ben of Merrimack, New Hampshire United States asks...

When throwing the ball into play from a throw in can your foot be on the line? I’m not sure if your foot can be on the line and it gets called or if your foot has to be completely onto the field....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/11/2023

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


What if it is a save by the goalkeeper instead of a rebound from the goal post?

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Law 11 - Offside 3/7/2023

LD Maya of San Mateo, CA USA asks...

Is a Player who took a throw-in, and not entered the field, counted for offside position? (please use LotG, FIFA or federation/league guidelines)

1. Throw-in is taken by Red2, on their own half, towards the Blue goal.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/28/2023

Brian Fleming of Bellevue, WA USA asks...

Wow, yellow card on me!

Here's the link:

This video circulated on Facebook, and as you can see in the comments a spirited debate ensues... Curious to get your take...

On one hand, kee...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/4/2023

Tyler of _, British Columbia Canada asks...

Is there a rule against an attacker following the goalie when they have possession of the ball making it hard for them to pass to a team mate? Thanks. ...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/27/2023

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Thank you gentlemen. I will allow myself to conclude. This topic came to my mind when I watched Mbappe on the counter attack. Let's say the player runs at a speed of 30 km/h.

And now a bit of physics, which is taught here in elementary sch...

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