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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 4/5/2020

Petr of Prague, Prague Czech Republic asks...

Hello,

one situation, please.

Ball crosses goal line and touchline at the same time. (The ball is leaving the field at the point of the corner flag.)

What is the restart? (free throw or goal kick/corner kick?) Do the rules ...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/15/2020

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

Thank you for your replies to my recent question. If I may, Id like your views if I were to expand on it. So back to the Manchester Derby. Hypothetically, the ball is played through to Aguero, Cann raises his flag and Dean blows the whistle. De Gea s...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/20/2020

Tom of Petawawa, Canada asks...

Just watching some BFK vs BJK in the super Liga. Free from 20 yards out the wall is set then a players lies down on the pitch behind the wall , ..... looks pretty dangerous to me if the wall jumps and attempts to block free kick and comes down on t...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/20/2020

Kyriakos of Limassol, Limassol Cyprus asks...

Hello to everyone,
in the following link starting at 6:02 is a goal disallowed at the beginning as offside. The referee took the decision to ignore his assistant and count the goal but after a long discussion they decided to call it offside. I th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/20/2020

Charis Mpoumpous of Athens, Attica Greece asks...

Dear 'ASKTHEREF.com',

The answers to post 33888 were brought to my attention. I have read all your replies and justifications for your replies.
Please bear with me.

It looks to me (with all due respect), that the reasons you st...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/19/2020

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

From Reuters:
'FIFA's head of global development Arsene Wenger will attempt to make a major change to the offside law which could end a run of contentious decisions in the game since the introduction of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/17/2020

AEK Fan Club of NY of NY, NY USA asks...

BTW, the referee was the VAR assistant in the UEFA champions league final, where a similar case, as #1 was awarded a penalty to Liverpool, against Tottenham. So two different decisions, for two similar cases.

Anyway.

There was a 3rd...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/17/2020

AEK Fan Club of NY of New York, New York USA asks...

Was this a handball (by defender in black and white) and therefore a penalty?

https://youtu.be/jSq0NmrqXcY?t=106

...

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High School 2/15/2020

Larry of Danville, CA US asks...

I was center for a JV girls high school game when the white team subbed 5 players. After five players left (off both sides of the field) and five players entered I restarted the game. Unfortunately, six players actually left, and apparently after abo...

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Mechanics 2/13/2020

donald of washington dc, md usa asks...

would you say it's a common practice for referees to have a foul that occurs on the very edge inside the penalty box and place it on the line to not give the team a penalty kick? i'm talking one that's maybe a small trip or bump but occurs just barel...

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