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Law 11 - Offside 11/12/2018

Dimitris of Athens, Greece asks... Hello, this is a short clip from the controversial Greek derby some months ago. The player in offside did not touch the ball but my question is if he interfered with the opponents. What is your opinion?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2018

Derrick Joseph of Mumbai, Maharashtra India asks...

If the goalkeeper handles the ball which is outside the penalty area while standing inside the penalty area, is it an offense of a hand ball?

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Law 11 - Offside 11/11/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A few VARious offside moments (did you see the PUN?).

Offside No.1?

Did Bamba of Cardiff come from an offside position in the lead up to the dramatic late winner over Brighton?
Possibly did, but a tough one for the AR to see as ...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/10/2018

Paul Ward of Doncaster, United Kingdom asks...

An opposing player clears the ball which hits one of his own team mates and rebounds to one of our players who is stood in an offside position, he proceeds to score but is then flagged offside, is this a correct decision?...

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Character, Attitude and Control 11/8/2018

Jeff Banks of Kona, Hawaii USA asks...

Can a dropped ball restart be used to calm play down when the charging fouls are of equal degree of roughness? I want to keep control of the match in the early minutes, when I think play is getting to aggressive early on. ...

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High School 11/7/2018

Ryan of Elizabeth, Pennsylvania United States asks...

Last night in Erie, it was a very windy night during the PIAA first round playoff games. So windy that if the ball was placed on the turf for any type of free kick, it would begin to blow and roll. The boys figured it out to kick quickly and dealt ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/6/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

IDFK follow up.

Important points to consider in the feedback from the panel.
I asked the question to promote dialog on what to and what not to consider when moments like these come our way, and certainly only want to make a call on what ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/5/2018

Bob Dawson of Camarillo, Ca US asks...

Is there such a thing as a 50-50 foul where a referee may arbitrarily decide to call it against either player involved?...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 11/5/2018

scott spivey of Ozark, AL use asks...

steel cleats are not allowed in 14u and ref does a equipment check before game but one of my players was cleated and when investigated the opposing team player was wearing steel cleats he was asked to go change them can he return to play....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/5/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...


Fast forward to the 7.10 mark in the link below.

Could this have been an IDFK when the Southhampton defender nips the ball away from the chelsea forward?

I feel the defender knew exactly what he was doing in intercep...

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