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Kicks From The Penalty mark

Jessica Hixson of Burlington, On Canada asks...

I had a soccer tournament this weekend. Our team got to the finals and we ended up having to go to shoot-outs. We were both tied with 2 goals on each. The other teams player went up to take her shot. Our goalie was getting ready and the referee n...

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Law 3 - Number of Players

Howard of Santa Maria, USA asks...

I am fully aware that a substituted player must enter the field of play from the half way line, my question is must he exit at the half way line also, or from his position on the field, just run off?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

Leslie of , asks...

Where specifically does it state in the Law that when the goalkeeper is in possession of the ball a player from the opposing side cannot charge him?...

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Law 18 - Common Sense

ProfZodiac of Framingham, MA USA asks...

Okay, at the BigSoccer referee forum, there has been a long and heated debate about the new headgear that is starting to become more and more popular. I have spent the entire time arguing against allowing the gear in the game for various reasons. S...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

Quinton of Gresham, Oregon USA asks...

High school JV match. Players from attacking team are in penalty area when defenders clear the ball long out of the box. As players turn and begin to move upfield, one trail defender pushes attacking player in the back out of anger or retaliation. Th...

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Law 11 - Offside

Michael of lombard, il asks...

In regards to this question I was the only ref I disallowed a goal when three players were in the offside position and a shot was taken from a player onside. The one forward in the middle in front of the goalie I thought in my opinion was part of ac...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

James of Tyler, Tx USA asks...

I was the linesman in charge of the substitutions. During the game the coach substituted a player at the appropriate stoppage of play. The player left the field and sat down. Later during the game the same player (not being sub'd in) stood by the hal...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

Javier of Fountain Valley, ca usa asks...

If an attacking play unintentionally collides with the goalie, just as she saves the ball, and causes her to fall back into her goal, is a point awarded?...

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League Specific

Steve Carter of Harleston, England asks...

Does moving the ball forward 9.15m only apply to the premier league or also to the FA Cup..As I thought it was only the premier league that the trial was taking place but the referee moved the ball forward in this years FA cup final...

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Law 11 - Offside

ali salem of abu dhabi, emriates asks...

Iam ask about the all ofsaid pusetions ? thanke you...

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