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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/29/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

In the reply to Petr of Prague question on collisions " which is a great question on foul recognition " I am confused a little by some aspects of the replies by the panel.
Overall I am in line with the panels assessments and considerations, howe...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 6/27/2018

Dan Netti of Auburn, New York Cayuga asks...

Hi all, what's your thoughts on stoppage time for a U19 rec league? Most of these players play for their high schools during the school year. Considering the ball goes a ways when booted out of bounds or over the goal I've been adding a minute or two...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/27/2018

Peter Babbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

I didnt actually see the match today involving Germany but reading the report it said the first Korean goal was initially given as offside but after VAR it was seen that the ball had come off Krooss foot so he was onside. I stress I didnt see the gam...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/27/2018

Adenuga Olaoluwa of Jos, Plateau Nigeria asks...

Why did the first goal of Korea against Germany in match day 3 of group stage in 2018 world cup stand, when it seems the goal scorer is in an offside position?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/26/2018

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


first situation from today's WC match Denmark - France. The situation is about the collision of two players.

Video 1 (2nd half, video time 10:36, match time 55:05)

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/25/2018

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN United States asks...

Question 1: So I had a question on deliberate handling, if a player is trying to trap the ball with his or her thigh or even foot and he or she has his or her hands wide open and the ball deflects off her thigh or foot to one of his or her arms, is i...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/25/2018

Murphy of SB, USA asks...

Hi I recently refereed a youth all star tournament and think I might have missed an offsides that I had not thought about or asked about and here I am trying to make a decision of whether it was offsides or not. I think it was offsides, but the calls...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/25/2018

Murphy of SB, USA asks...

Hi am a referee and a player, and I saw a goalie dribble a ball from out of the box and bring it in to the box, then pick it up. It was not a pass from a teammate, and the ref did not call anything. I am sure that was a legal play, but I just would l...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/24/2018

Mike Flanigan of Monticello, Minnesota United States asks...

My daughter just played in a game in which the opposing team was literally pushing our goalie during a corner kick. I was under the impression that this was penality, unfortunately nothing was called & they scored. Just wondering if the ref blew the ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/24/2018

Stuart Lisk of Carnation, WA USA asks...

I had called an indirect free kick in the box for goalie picking up ball, dropping it, then picking it up again. The ball was at top of the 18 (so about 16/17 yards away from goal) The attacking team asked for 10. I counted it off. My indirect signal...

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