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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/13/2018

engin of olympia, WA United States asks...

starting at 4:04 a tricky situation. clear handball, referee decision was offside due to orange jersey being in the trajectory of...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/12/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Advantage in the PA question: I couldn't find an exact answer in a search here, so would appreciate a clarification.

An attacker brings the ball into the box and is tripped enough to throw him off but he doesn't fall.

Ref yells 'adv...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/12/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul recognition question

Am keen to hear the panels thoughts on the penalty shout challenge from Smalling on Gayle in the Man U v Newcastle match.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/11/2018

Simon from of Gladstone, queensland Australia asks...

I downloaded the current LOTG from the FIFA website, which is produced by IFAB. On pp.28/9 it introduces the concept of using a yellow card and sin bin, and provides guidance on how each of the 2 systems are to operate. In Australia we are about to s...

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Other 2/11/2018

James of Sydney , NSW Australia asks...

Hi, i was doing the test for how to become a ref and am stuck on law 17 I've tried every combination yet still cant get the right answer. The question is here.

Choose which statements are correct for both Goal Kicks (Law 16) and Corner Kicks...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2018

mukul of Hoshiarpur, India asks...

When a player uses his shoulder to control the ball, is it a foul?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2018

Patrick of Hitchin, Hetrs England asks...

Can a referee give a yellow card to a linesman for leaving the field of play without the refs permission ?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2018

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...


the rule says:

A goalkeeper is considered to be in control of the ball when:
the ball is between the hands or between the hand and any surface (e.g. ground, own body) or by touching it with any part of the hands or arms...

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High School 2/9/2018

Brian Hernandez of CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas United States asks...

This is an end of game question. There is a few seconds on the clock. The ball was kicked out of bounds. The team throws the ball inbounds. A player shoots the ball. While the ball is in the air the time expired. The referee blew the whistle. The bal...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/9/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Keen to hear the panels thoughts on the following challenge.

Who is at fault?

The player who is makes a clean kick on the ball, yet his follow through collects an opponent coming in at equal speed.
Doubtless there is the argume...

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