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Law 3 - The Players 10/24/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

Sir, I just want to confirm that during a match if Penalty kick is warded can a other player take place the goalkeeper? and after penalty kick if score or denied can he a play as a normal player not a goalie? And it is essential to change his shirt w...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/22/2017

Chris of Stratford, CT usa asks...

I had a tackle at the edge of the penalty area and the defender falls over with her arm outstretched over her head like supergirl. The ball is rolling away from her and she lands on the ball with her arm and stops it. An attacker is near the ball and...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/18/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

IN the UCL City v Napoli match, city had a string of chances that lead to a point where the ball was stopped on the line by Napoli.

You could sense that the Napoli defender wanted the keeper to gather the ball, however, they both then look t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/8/2017

Carol Hibbert of Lake Worth, Florida United States asks...

Can a goalkeeper flip the ball in the air to avoid a tackle or collision with an opposing player? Is this a yellow card and a Indirect Free kick on the goalkeeper?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/7/2017

Mark Watts of Pines , fl USA asks...

Free kick is called on top of the 18yd box. Referee signals 'on my whistle' to all the players then proceeds to walk the wall back 10 yds. As he is doing that the Goalkeeper is on her post ready to organize her wall as soon as the wall has met its 10...

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Other 10/7/2017

Gary of San Francisco, CA USA asks...

What should you do if you lose confidence in your AR?

Say you are doing a game with an AR and they have multiple incorrect or missed offside calls, or are not really assisting much with calling fouls in their quadrant of the field (although ...

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Law 3 - The Players 10/7/2017

David of Valley Grande, Alabama USA asks...

Can the goalie leave the box, and play offense on the other side of the field (especially to help with a last minute score at the close of a game)?

Obviously this may be unwise. But is there a rule against this?


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Law 5 - The Referee 10/7/2017

David of Valley Grande, Alabama USA asks...

If the offense kicks the ball into the opponent's goal - but on the way to the goal the ball is touched by an opponent, (the defender's hand), is the goal scored, or is it considered a handball, and not a score?

In other words, can the defen...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 10/7/2017

Dave Bober of Waynesville, NC US asks...

A player takes a shot on goal..the keeper picks the ball up and rolls it to one of his own players. As soon as he releases the ball it is in play correct...and the player may be standing in the box....what i'm asking is it doesn't have to leave the b...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 10/5/2017

Steven of Portland, OR usa asks...

I saw this and won't pile onto the referee who made this dumb decision, but I do have a question as to what is 'fair' when it comes to restarting a game when one team is taking much longer than another.

My usual go-to is to blow the whistle,...

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