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Law 15 - The Throw In 1/10/2018

Chris of Macon, GA USA asks...

Richard Dawson said: 'The two factors at throw in that give me headaches are a body turn and a dragged foot resulting in a spinning ball or a bobbled lifted foot.' Where in The Laws of the Game: http://www.theifab.com/laws/the-throw-in/chapters/the-t...

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League Specific 1/10/2018

Mark Welsby of Liverpool , Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

Can a player be given a retrospective red card for an incident in a game which the referee saw and dealt with and took no action...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 1/8/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

The video is no longer available. I thought it was close. My recollection is that player was slowly running & never stopped during the throw-in. While you can walk & have both feet on the ground, you can't while running...so I'd say the throw was ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/8/2018

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

Thank you for your detailed & informative reply. I see the sense in the back pass issue but with Holgate incident feel that it should be a 3 match ban or other for imo violent conduct & Madley was not strong enough here-for which many fans agree. Tha...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 1/7/2018

Conor Devery of Royal Palm Beach, Florida USA asks...

I just finished watching FA Cup game Arsenal vs Nottingham Forest. I have a question concerning the penalty kick that Nottingham Forest took late in the 2nd half.

Kieran Dowell slipped while kicking the penalty kick. He kicked the ball with...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/7/2018

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

2 questions please. Firstly why wasnt Evertons Holgate given a straight red card for violent conduct against Firmino-awful decision to not give anything! Premier refs are far too weak & hope the f.a.will see fit to ban Holgate for 3 matches.
2nd ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/7/2018

Gary Barton of Mossley, Lancashire England asks...

In the wolves v Swansea fa cup game yesterday what was the possible justification for giving Leroy fer a straight red card for a trip...

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 1/7/2018

Chris Johnson of Bishops Stortford, Herts England asks...

Hi ya Chaps

Just read your excellent article online about officiating youth football.

I have a question I'd hope that you can help with.

Can the linesman be on the pitch when running the line?

The reason I ask is, ...

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Other 1/6/2018

Jeff Banks of Captain Cook, USA asks...

Is there a difference between referring girls v boys? Even though the same laws are applied, I have heard that there are differences in referee techniques in maintaining control of the match. ...

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Other 1/6/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I just watched it. Maybe the link was temporarily down....

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