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Other 7/6/2016

John Wolosz of Nutley, New Jersey USA asks...

Just some suggestions after watching the UEFA Euro 2016 matches all also being a fan of soccer since I was in grade school.
I am now 63. The Laws Of Game is hereby suggested to be changed as follows--

1.) Eliminate throw-in's and have...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/5/2016

Mike of Rochester, New York United States asks...

Here is a video of the incident:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8R5ps8leZFE&sns=em

I found the following resources when researching the instance:
http://www.fifa.com/mm/document/afdeveloping/refereeing/law_13_free_kicks_en_47373.pdf<...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 7/5/2016

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A question regarding the substitution process and TI.

Within one of my matches this past weekend, the ball was out of play for a TI near the bench. The team taking the throw called for a substitution, which was allowed.

While the su...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 7/5/2016

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A follow up to the scenario from Jack of Sydney regarding when to end a match.

First up - I feel this could almost have been a match that I was the CR on as I had a very similar scenario just last week here in Sydney.

I my match, th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/5/2016

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A question regarding 'shoulder to shoulder' challenges.

In the recent Colorado v Portland match, there was a shot on goal by Portland late in the first half, that hit the post and went out for a throw in.

As the ball headed for the ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/5/2016

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A small follow up to the scenario from Conrad, that Refs McHug and Wright responded too.

Regarding the restart, Ref Wright advised 'it's a restart to the opposing team from where the offence occurred.'
however, he had not clarified what...

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Mechanics 7/4/2016

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

In Saturday's Eurocup match between Germany and Italy, in extra time, did I see the keeper mistakenly clear the ball into the back of the refereeŽ and when the ball came back into the PA: a player pick it up with his hands?

The only explanat...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/4/2016

Jared of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

As a defender in my last game, I was chasing a player down the wing who proceeded to cut into the 18 yard box. I wasn't very far behind him, so I did not have time to react when he stepped in front of me (still in control of the ball) and stopped. I ...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 6/21/2016

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

What point is there of goal line assistants if they don't do as required.
Today's Spain / Croatia match had a penalty awarded to Spain.
As soft as the penalty was, I question why the goal line assistant did not call the keeper clearly movin...

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Other 6/6/2016

Dennis of Cedar grove, New jersey Usa asks...

Panama vs Bolivia Monday June 6 second half restart. Player simply kick the ball backward toward his midfield. I thought the ball must be kicked and move forward over the mid field line ...

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