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Law 11 - Offside 4/9/2018

Stuart Lisk of Carnation, WA United States asks...

My question is related to offside.

An offensive player had the ball. Another offensive player is in the offside position. The player with the ball passed it to their left and either even or behind themselves and caused the player in the of...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/7/2018

bob of los angeles, ca usa asks...

Something I have had trouble with as a referee is keeping track of players for persistent infringement. I'm fine with giving a caution on a one time play, but unless it is very obvious and blatant, I really have a lot of trouble keeping track of foul...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/5/2018

Zak of Dayton, OH USA asks...

I have a Law 11, Number 4 question: 'If an offside offence occurs, the referee awards an indirect free kick where the offence occurred, including if it is in the players own half of the field of play.' Can you guys give me an example of how this migh...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 4/4/2018

karl dillon of Manchester, United Kingdom asks...

My ex wife has got my 13 yr old daughter Acrylic nails over the Easter holiday and she is worried she will not be able to play in her U13 girls football league matches while she wears them, is there an official line on this ?

Cheers...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 4/3/2018

Glyn of Carlisle , Cumbria England asks...

When a penalty is to be taken can a player/s stand behind the goal off the pitch or even behind the goal line within the goal right behind the goal keeper? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/2/2018

David Farnan of Fair Oaks, CA United States asks...

The law specifically says: 'uses a deliberate trick to pass the ball TO the goalkeeper with the head, chest, knee etc. to circumvent the Law, whether or not the goalkeeper touches the ball with the hands'. This implies the keeper must 'touch' or pla...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/30/2018

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

Hi There,

Team had been awarded a penalty, kicker stepped in to kick the ball from the penalty spot, i was AR1 standing on the penalty area, the keeper was moving side ways and suddenly before the kick was taken he took few steps forward, th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/29/2018

Luiz of Florida of Southwest, Florida USA asks...

Player A white on the bench started arguing with player B purple on the opponent bench. At certain point player A throws water at player B. Center referees sees player A action, stops the game and show player A a red card.
What should be the reas...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/26/2018

Eugene of San Jose, CA USA asks...

In the situation described, why do you feel that the goalkeeper must be cautioned? If, in the opinion of the referee, the challenge didn't interfere with the shot taken, then there's no DOGSO, is there? If this was a careless foul, shouldn't a PK wit...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/25/2018

Jim of HILLSBOROUGH, NJ US asks...

Thank you all for your responses, Peter, Jason, Richard & Joe. They were helpful.

-Joe- On the Tiote goal disallowed you could make the argument that the PIOP hindered/affected the goalie's play on the ball. Had he not been there he would h...

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