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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/20/2003

mike fields of birmingham, al asks...

Is there such a thing as advantage to a PK.Player kicks ball, goalie is off the line. AR raises his flag to indicate this. Goalie knocks ball away, charging player kicks ball in goal. Should goal be awarded or a re-kick?...

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League Specific

Bob Beeler of Elizabethtown, KY USA asks...

During play in a game today just as the attacker passed the ball and was tripped, the AR signaled for the foul I yelled play on as the pass was completed and attacking team made the shot which was stopped by the goalie. Now I am second guessing mysel...

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Justin of Huntsville, Tx US asks...

I am currently a grade 8 referee and currently persuing my upgrade to a grade 7. I am in college and do not get to officiate very many games even at tournaments. How can I improve my ability to control games and be in proper position given my limited...

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League Specific

Janna Hemphill of , Ca asks...

If a player recieves a yellow card in three different games does he then get a red card? or is it three yellow cards in one game eguals a yellow card....

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play

Mark of , asks...

Today at the Wimbledon vs Burnley game free kick was awarded to Burnley. After sorting out the players the ref blew the whistle, at which point a Burnley player picked up the ball (vertically) and replaced it. In the following confusion Burnley too...

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Law 1- The Field

Ed Oetken of Mobile, AL USA asks...

Recently, our local adult league started their Fall season, and on the first Sunday afternoon of matches (8 total played two at a time) the City Rec Department had failed to refresh the lines on the fields. There were some areas that had faint lines...

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Mark of , asks...

In a recent game my daughter kicked a 25 yard kick on goal just prior to the referee blowing the half time whistle. Apparently the ball was kicked before the whistle but did not enter the goal until after the whistle for halftime. In 7th- 8th grade m...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks

Sonia of Lenexa, KS asks...

What is the difference between Direct Free Kick and Indirect free kick and how does the ref determine the difference in a game??...

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TOM SCARROZZO of SIMSBURY, CT HARTFORD asks...

WHEN AN INDIRECT KICK IS TAKEN BY THE ATTACKING TEAM INSIDE THE OPPONENTS PENALTY AREA AND THE BALL TOUCHES THE GOALIE FIRST AND GOES INTO THE GOAL IS THIS A SCORE FOR THE ATTACKING TEAM??...

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Referee Pearson of Medina, TN USA asks...

This high school girls game took place between two teams of moderate skill. Score late in the game was Red 8, Blue 0. The game had been played with good sporting attitude. On a Red breakaway the Blue keeper came out, committed to a dive, was beate...

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