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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 10/19/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

Sir, A a Goal Can Score Direct from a Kick off?

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Other 10/19/2017

Isaac of Melbourne, VIC Australia asks...

Hi,
I have been playing soccer/football in Australia for a few years now and I don't plan on stopping anytime soon and would like to start refereeing. I would like to know if there is anyone that is a level 4 or 3 referee in Victoria that is act...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/18/2017

gary of nashua, nh usa asks...

Both the gk (with hands) and opponent (with feet)make contact with the ball at the same time (ball is on the ground), would this be a legal challenge or would gks team get a free kick?Basically, what defines gk control?...

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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 10/18/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

The UCL Real v Spurs had what looked like what may have been a missed penalty to Spurs.

https://ok.ru/video/345519884902?fromTime=104

There was a clever hold of the spurs players foot by the Real player.
Not by the hand, but by ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/17/2017

Mandee Seeley of Sisters, Oregon United States asks...

I work for the local parks and rec. We go by us youth soccer rules but I can't find an answer to this.

We have a 5th grader with a hard cast in Sisters, Oregon. She wants to play but we're getting different answers about whether it's allowed...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/17/2017

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Goalie gains possession in the penalty area with his feet from long kick by the opponent. Without ever having handled the ball, goalie chooses to dribble the ball outside the penalty area with the intent of passing to a his teammate. As the opponent ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 10/16/2017

Fred of Salt lake City, UT USA asks...

When it comes to stopping a team doing time-wasting tactics, what are your thoughts on the referee counting down out loud to the player before giving a caution?

When I am in the situation of a winning team trying to take a restart slowly, I ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/16/2017

Ann Helton of El Cajon, Ca USA asks...

Hi,
My daughter played against a team this past weekend where one of their players was wearing a knee brace. My daughter as center defender cleared a ball and the girl with the brace hit my daughter in the knee with the brace. No sleeve pres...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/16/2017

Mel Fros of Urbana, IL USA asks...

Thanks. You replies make sense. It just seems to me -it is my opinion, and my opinion means naught :)- that once all the players are in the attacking half, the offside rule should become inactive. This adds an element of surprise to a low-scoring gam...

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