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Mechanics 3/4/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...


Do you think that video assistant referee was correct to intervene for the handball offense which happened between minutes 6:07-7:15 of the video?
Here is the video link:

I ask bec...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/3/2021

John M Corcoran of Newport News, VA United States asks...

Red Player A is in an offsides position. Red player B attempts to play the ball to him. Defender A jumps and attempts to head the ball, the ball deflects off his head. Instead of going forward the ball goes to Red Player A still in the offside positi...

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High School 2/24/2021

DEVERY A HARPER of Naples, FL United States asks...

I was at a high school boys regional final the other day as a spectator. I witnessed a series of events that made me question the call. I would like to know your opinions on the matter.

On a corner kick the keeper does a great job of contr...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/21/2021

Fidel Jaary of Wiri, Auckland, New Zealand asks...

Hi, Does a casual/Professional foul in the penalty area warrant a yellow/Red card.



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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/19/2021

DEVERY A HARPER of Naples, FL United States asks...

Serious Foul Play

I was watching this video today and it made me think. I am wondering what your interpretation is of a situation found in this video:

:52 into video
A defender go...

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High School 2/18/2021

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

NFHS rules, 5 seconds left in the half, red team clears the ball toward the goal and the red striker runs from midfield to collect and shoot. Blue team defender comes from behind and fouls red striker, clear DOGSO. After the foul, but before the cl...

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Mechanics 2/16/2021

Crebs Crem of Zagreb, Croatia asks...

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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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 2/15/2021

Bill Hunter of Chandler, AZ USA asks...

Law 16 - The ball must be stationary and is kicked from any point within the goal area by a player of the defending team.

What do you do if you are experiencing high winds that keep moving the ball after the keeper places down prior to kic...

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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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