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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 8/2/2022

Zano Pascall of Harare, Harare Zimbabwe asks...

What decision can I give if while trying to take a goal kick the defender, who is taking the goal kick falls and in the process kicks the ball but falls and handles the ball before it leaves the penalty area?...

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Other 8/1/2022

Steven Baskett of South Penrith, NSW Australia asks...


I can't remember a certain site years ago where you could downsample match game sheets or penalty kicks sheets. Also this site had tips for refereeing tips like one liners to say it was a classic. Any chance anyone has links to site w...

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Mechanics 8/1/2022

MATTHEW J PLODINEC of BRISTOW, VA United States asks...

A defender heads into a challange on his feet against an opponent in possession of the ball near midfield as the opponent is heading directly away from me (CR). The defender attempts a tackle and the attacker goes down, but from my angle, I don't se...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/30/2022

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


two short questions, please.

1) The referee gives the advantage due to the SPA foul, but advantage does not ensue. Referee returns to original foul. Is it yellow card foul? I think so :-)

2) Can the referee g...

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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 5 - The Referee 7/13/2022

Tom Williams of N/A, Prince Edward Island Canada asks...

Hi there, I have played soccer for years and watch plenty of soccer including the premier league every weekend, and I really want to know because I have never seen it, can you play an advantage in the penalty box? I feel like it’s a no but I would li...

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