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11/22/2017

Eugene of San Jose, CA USA asks...

A red attacker was sprinting up the field with the ball, pushing it a couple of feet in front of her on the dribble. A blue defender came hard from the side and placed herself between the attacker and the ball, with her back to the attacker. The atta...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/22/2017

peter of Totnes, Devon United Kingdom asks...

The referee sees an infringement, but waves play-on to allow the advantage. The fouled team don't feel that the advantage would be a better scoring opportunity than a free-kick - they're not a great team, but they've got a great spot-kick taker - so ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/20/2017

Joe PLAZIUK of Orewa, Auckland New Zealand asks...

Ball cleared from the penalty area; well up the field. Attacker & defender get in a 'tangle' before they've left the penalty area. Linesman flags referee he has seen an infringement - by this time the ball has gone out of play.He advises referee he s...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/20/2017

Keth A of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...

To clarify the discussion on simultaneous fouls, if an attacker is recklessly tripped and retaliates against the defender with violent conduct before the referee can blow the whistle, then the defender receives a YC, the attacker a RC, and restart is...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/20/2017

rodger williams of croydon, london uk asks...

The attacker has the ball and running at pace straight ahead with two defenders running slightly behind on their left hand side. The goal is also to the left of the attacker.

The attacker then turns diagonally to run towards goal, with the b...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/20/2017

Jim Muirhead of Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire United Kingdom asks...

Can a junior player be sent of for punching a spectator whos giving him abuse...

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League Specific 11/19/2017

richard of Sheffield, england asks...

My daughter played a cup game today and were winning 3-2. After 70 mins a player got injured from the opposing team, we waited about 1 hour before the ref abandoned the game
As the injured player was still on the pitch waiting for ambulance due...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/19/2017

Hans of Alpharetta , GA USA asks...

2 attacking players are onside when pass is made out to the left attacker who then passes to the center attacker, with only the keeper to beat, who scores. Does the ball have to follow a specific path on the pass, i.e., level or back to attacker in...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 11/19/2017

Me of Los Angeles , Ca United States asks...

Indirect free kick after offside goes over the touch line without being touched by a second player. On the theory that the ball was never in play I retook the free kick. Good call or bad call?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/19/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Penalty / no pemalty.

In the recent PSG v Nantes match, near the end and in the lead up to the last PSG goal, in an attempt to clear the ball, a Nantes defender hit another Nantes team mate who has raised his arms (clearly in self preservati...

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