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Law 13 - Free Kicks 4/2/2007

Justin of Midlothian, Virginia USA asks...

My question is how do you measure a yard on the field approximately? It may sound like a dumb question, but I'm not really sure how to measure 10 yards on indirect free kicks and such.

Thanks, Justin ...

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Law 1- The Field 3/28/2007

patrick dinneen of Galway, Galway Ireland asks...

Near the corner flag, on the outside of a football pitch there is a white marking about a foot long (it's on both the sideline and the 'end line'.
I'm not talking about the circular arc. It can be seen on professional pitches more than amture p...

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Mechanics 3/27/2007

ryan roschnafsky of waterloo, il usa asks...

how do referee signal that there was a foul when refereeing a deaf soccer game...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 3/19/2007

ishafizan of PJ, Sgor Malaysia asks...

According to your opinion, is the ball already out of play?

thank u...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/7/2007

david neison of palm desert, c usa asks...

this applies to an indoor game but i am guessing the rules would be the same for outdoor. if a goalie is standing with both feet inside the goal box (outer box)and reaches out and catches a ball from the air that is outside the box, is it a legal cat...

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League Specific 2/5/2007

John Salemi of Ventura, CA USA asks...

February 5, 2007
I was a referee Assessor in a Boys JV game served by two referees doing a Dual Referee system. In the Dual Ref system the "clock" is given to the trail referee and his whistle starts each half and ends each half. In the Californ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/2/2007

clark roush of parkland, FL. united states asks...

Are players allowed in the goal box behind the goalie? We had a game and when there was a corner kick or throw in close to the goal, the other coach would set 1 or 2 players on the goal line, usually behind my goal keeper.

Thanks in adv...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/5/2007

mandip of surrey, B.C. Canada asks...

can the goalie pickup the ball in the D-area of the 18yrd box?...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 12/21/2006

alex of richmond hill, on canada asks...

An interesting point about starting the kick off with a minimum 7 players. However, law 8 states "all players are in their own half of the field", meaning the ref cannot restart the game unless all celebrating players returns to their own half.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/19/2006

Cameron of Palmdale, CA USA asks...

A forward from team A has broken away with the ball and is just inside Team B's penalty box 44 yard line with team B,s GK at ready stance inside his goal when a player from B team trips a player from A team who is inside (and onside) the PA. The ref ...

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