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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/20/2017

Brian Lee of Wishaw, North Lanarkshire United Kingdom asks...

if a goal keeper deliberately handles a ball outside the area but the play continues and the attacking team score does the referee
A) allow the goal to stand and card the keeper
B)disallow the goal and award a direct free kick and send keeper...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/20/2017

Vic Beacham of Monash, ACT Australia asks...

A defender was pushed to the ground by an attacker in front of his goal, as he hit the ground he tried to kick the ball away. The referee awarded the attacker a penalty kick.

After the game the defender's coach sought clarification from the ...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/19/2017

Mike Hickman of Pulaski, Virginia USA asks...

To elaborate O1 starting running toward where the deflected ball landed and in my opinion would have been the first player there. It was a possibility he could have tripped and fallen (but highly unlikely) and so in my judgment, his being able to get...

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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 5/19/2017

John Doyle of Portlaosie, Laois Ireland asks...

Hi, looking for a fact/rule based opinion please.

Our team this week competed in a cup semi final second leg. The result of the first leg was 2-2.
We were the home team. We therefore travelled away to play the second leg knowing the ot...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/19/2017

gerry of Dublin, ireland asks...

Recent match my son played, he is 16yr old playing a competitive match with a league appointed referee. The situation happened when our teams defender was tackled in his own box. The centre forward dragged our defender down and the ref appointed a fr...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/19/2017

Terry Catigoudis of High Wycombe, Bucks UK asks...

I was asked a question..... a goalkeeper chips the ball out of the area and a defender heads it back to him - would that be allowed ? Would it make a difference if it was intentional or just a miskick headed back ?

Thank you


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Law 11 - Offside 5/18/2017

Mike Hickman of Pulaski, Virginia USA asks...

OFFSIDES: Two offensive player (O1 & O2) were on an attack...which was repelled. The defense was advancing the ball toward the opposition's goal when they lost possession and O3 gained possession. O1 and O2 are both in offsides position now. O3 takes...

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League Specific 5/18/2017

John W of Grandville, Michigan USA asks...

Can an U8 player substitute for a U10 team if the U10 team has players missing?

I am the assistant coach for my older daughter's U10 team, we had a game Friday evening and another game Saturday morning. We had a couple girls that were going ...

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Mechanics 5/18/2017

gary of nashua, nh usa asks...

Thank you for that great response. I have ejected 2 spectators over 7 years on my own accord (one after I had the coach speak to a disrespectful crowd area). Should I be ejecting spectators directly or having coaches do it?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 5/17/2017

Iyke dave adizua of enugu, enugu Nigeria asks...

whats your say on NACHO'S GOAL...REAL MADRID VS SEVILLA...

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