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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 9/12/2015

Paul of Newbury Park, CA USA asks...

The Red team throws the ball in and it rolls along the touch line for ten feet and rolls out completely off the field not touching the line. The AR standing next to the ball signals for a throw in for Black as the ball was deemed in and then out.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/17/2015

dan of vienna, va usa asks...

Can an attacker get a YC for multiple or repititive offsides calls? Or can these offsides call accumulate to a player's poor-standing with a ref from other minor infractions...leading to a Persistent Infringements YC.

This was a referee te...

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Mechanics 8/10/2015

Nate of Spokane, Washington United States asks...

If a foul occurs that both causes an injury and warrants a card, should I show the card first or look at the injured player first?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/10/2015

Liker of Stuttgart, Germany asks...

If a goalkeeper picks up a pass from an allied player in the 5 yard box, is it a penalty or indirect free kick from 5 yards out? And where does the wall stand if its indirect, behind the goal line?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/4/2015

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Dennis Wickham says: 'The ball crossed the goal line, but was not a goal, last touched by an attacking player.'

SoŽ the next question would be: what if the team with 12 players shot the ball, then it deflected off a defender and in? I hope i...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 8/4/2015

Liam O'Brien of Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire United Kingdom asks...

This question was actually referred to FIFA by a referee who posts on another refereeing website. His email and their reply are quoted below.

'Dear Mr. B.....,

Yes, as for any kick the ball has to be stationary (e.g. free kick, kic...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/3/2015

Clark Campbell of BLACKWOOD, Please Select... United Kingdom asks...

A goal is scored and you then notice that the team who scored has 12 players. You disallow the goal but how do you restart the match. If the player who scored is the extra player then it's an indirect free kick from where he interfered. What is the ...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 8/2/2015

Russell of Harlow, Essex United Kingdom asks...

At a goal kick does the ball need to be stationary or can it be kicked when rolling...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 8/2/2015

shourob of dhaka, bangladesh asks...

Can goal be directly from goal kick when nobody touch the ball?...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 7/30/2015

Christel Lindberg-Phelps of Killeen, Texas United States asks...

Player 1 on Team A has possession of the ball just outside of Team B's penalty box. Player 1 shoots the ball and his shinguard falls out of his sock. The ball goes into the goal. Player 1 then reaches down to ground to retrieve his shinguard and put ...

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