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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/2/2020

JasonC of Lacrosse, WI USA asks...

Did you guys catch the Sounders-FC Dallas game yesterday? I can't find a clip of this incident, but there was a foul called on a challenge by Santos of Dallas. The challenge brought a caution as well. Just after this challenge, perhaps just before or...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/1/2020

John of Patras, Greece asks...

I am wondering if the following case is a penalty: The defender touches the ball deliberately (with his hand raised in the air) outside the box, but one of his legs is stretched and touches the inside area of the box. ...

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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 11/29/2020

Stefanos of Athens, Greece asks...

In this case, the attacker's hand touches the ball as he makes the pass, then his teamate immediately shoots the ball, creating a goal chance. Then, the same player makes an assist and finally the team scores. The goal was cancelled by the referee an...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 11/22/2020

Ed Thomas of Winter Garden, FL United States asks...

I’d like to know your feedback on the Orlando vs New York City penalty shootout. Specifically, is VAR allowed to intervene when Orlando brings on their 6th sub (which in this case was the sub-keeper during the shootout)? And then for the actual red c...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/22/2020

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

I read the story of the MLS goalkeeper being sent off for a 2nd yellow card for encroachment on a penalty kick,having already received a yellow for time wasting. I have never heard of this happening before,so why wasn't Sam Johnstone o104277f WBA giv...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/17/2020

Doug of Folsom, CA US asks...

"Hip Check"? - On the first foul here at 5 min ( w replay about 6:45, isn't this a hip check, not shoulder to shoulder? It was also a trip after the hip check, which may be the more important foul.
I saw a r...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/13/2020

Brian Lutke of Whistler, BC Canada asks...

Very simply, during a penalty kick, can the goalkeeper move laterally along his goal line prior to the kick being taken (i.e. in an attempt to distract the penalty taker)?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2020

Bob Romano of Falls Church , Virginia USA asks...

The goalie commits a serious foul play off the field on an opponent’s attack and goalkeeper red carded. What is the restart considering the foul happened off the field of play...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/11/2020

gargy of Haifa, Israel Israel asks...


In one case, a player A of the attacking team is in offside position, making his run towards the goal.
His teammate B, plays the ball, trying to cross the ball forward, above the defense to player A in the offside position. The...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/10/2020

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


one situation please.

The ball hits first player's body (or head, or leg) and then his arm.

General questions:

It was not an offense before. How is it now after editing the rules? In which cases ha...

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