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9/18/2019

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

What is the proper procedure for booking someone after the match has ended?

Had a kid give me the middle finger, so I verbally told him and his coach he was red carded....

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9/17/2019

james henry okwiri of nairobi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Upon a corner kick, a keeper collides with a strike simultaneously however the striker during contact heads the ball out of play. Should the referee award a penalty . ...

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9/17/2019

Cody Y Tatum of Hampton, Virginia United States asks...

Ref got in the way of the ball. Opposing team had possession and kicked it, bounced off the referee's legs and went OOB. Ref then gave it to the same team. Stated 'the last team with posession.' Legal? Seems off since he is part of the field of play....

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 9/17/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Panelist Peter Grove says (of the keeper's double-touch on the goal kick), 'However under the latest version of the IFAB's Laws of the Game, at a goal kick the ball is in play as soon as it is kicked and clearly moves so in a game played under these ...

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The Technical Area 9/16/2019

Jim Wood of Whippany, NJ United States asks...

Guys,

What are the rules for player behavior on the bench? Are players supposed to sit? Are they allowed to stand? Are they allowed to stand on the bench? Should they always wear neutral color top to stop contrast with players on the field? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/16/2019

Gregor Gramlich of LARGO, FL United States asks...

I really struggle with the concept of 'protecting the goalie'. I had an incident this weekend where an attacker literally kicked a goalie in the head as the two were going for a low level bounding ball. But the goalie had not yet touched the ball. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/16/2019

Jason C of La Crosse, WI USA asks...

Three questions arose at a recent game for me.

1) Center forward lingers around the edge of the penalty area and the keeper slams a punt off of him. I didn't actually see it, but turned around once I heard it. IDFK and a card for the CF. Th...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 9/15/2019

Adam Parker of Ferndown, Dorset United Kingdom asks...

Hi, I coach a group of ladies and some have their noses pierced. I have 5 in total. 4 have had these in for so long they can not take them out. Whether I agree or disagree with the ruling of accessories ie wedding rings etc. Is it right to stop them ...

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High School 9/14/2019

Peter Thompson of Indianapolis, IN United States asks...

When we are taking a corner kick we had a player standing in front of the keeper and the ref made them move. I have been looking through the NFHS rules and cannot find what the issue is?

Can someone clarify this for me

Thanks...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/14/2019

Graeme purvis of LOCHGELLY, Uk asks...

There are new rules on opposition players being in the wall at a free kick.
Do these rules state where a defensive wall can be. It is normally within 10metres of the free kick, but that's a minimum distance. Can the defending team set up a wall 2...

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