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League Specific 1/25/2020

Mia vargas of Phoenix, AZ United States asks...

Hi,
When my team was playing a game in a tournament and she was ahead of the defender. In an attempt to stop her from scoring a goal, the defender chasing her proceeded to push her from behind. She fell forward and fell on her arm. My father, wh...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/17/2020

Jim McGougan of Manchester , United Kingdom asks...

Can a player be booked after being sent off?
While walking off after being sent off the player abuses the local fans.
The ref states he was booked again in the dressing room?
...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2020

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I'd love to see what VAR would think of this scenario:

Attacker 'A' is in front of the goal, facing outward. Defender is right behind him as a cross comes in, chest high.

Attacker 'A' is going to leave the ball for a teammate 'B' w...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/11/2020

Richard of Brentwood, Uk asks...

A cross comes in from the wing into the penalty area and the ball hits both defender and attacker simultaneously on their arms and the ball deflects into the net. Is this handball by the attacker and the goal disallowed....

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Law 6 - The Other Match Oficials 12/14/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Thanks to Rob for asking this question, as - in my observations - old habits are taking a long time to die off, on off-side calls and their restart placements.

It makes sense that the flag shouldn't go up until the infraction takes place. Li...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/23/2019

George Sweet of Horsham, West Sussex England asks...

I had an incident today where a defender, who was on the ground, used his legs to protect the ball from the opposition. This was endangering himself so I blew the whistle for a free kick against the defender. As it was in the box, I gave a penalty....

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League Specific 11/21/2019

D Sansom of Edinburgh, UK asks...

We had a player sent off after 12 minutes. The tie went on to extra time and we won 2-1. At the start of the 2nd half of extra time we had 11 players on the pitch for about 1 minute. During this time, nothing of note took place.
We have just b...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/18/2019

Eugene of San Jose, CA USA asks...

Referee Wright says: 'typically for DOGSO fouls we take the player committing the foul out of the question.'

Does this mean that we should invoke DOGSO even when the infringing player had ample opportunity to prevent the OGSO without committ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/17/2019

Tony of Madison, WI USA asks...

I saw this play take place a few years back and I still think about it today because it was very unusual, it involved the great American goalie, Tim Howard while playing for Aston Villa??? In England.
Tim's defender kicks ball back to goalie, How...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/16/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

A recent situation I saw:

A defender is stood in-place, facing attacking play.

Away from the ball, so unseen by the officials, a bigger, stronger attacker comes and stands in front of the defender, with his back to the defender.
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