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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/19/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

As Richard Dawson said: ' the park level no one would be inconsolably freaked out if it was red.'

I've got to say, I'm seeing red on that play - at least at the 'park level.' I know if I had been taken out like that, I'd have a good cha...

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Mechanics 3/19/2019

steve of houston, tx usa asks...

If a fight (not mass confrontation) breaks out in a youth game should you be physical with players to break them apart? Obviously in a mass confrontation situation your crew needs to just record numbers. But if say two youth players are fighting, and...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/18/2019

jake of las vegas, nv usa asks...

Please see my attached beautiful diagram. Should this sort of foul always be a YC for UB (tactical foul)? Attacker A has ball running up sideline with no defenders directly in front of them on the opponent's half of the field towards goal and a defen...

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Law 3 - The Players 3/18/2019

jeremy brogan of Cincinnati, OH United States asks...

Our goalie was given a red card. The coach pulled out center back to play keeper and then subbed a new center . This left is with still 11 players. The opposing team then kicked a ball out of play. On our next possesion one of our players, not the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/18/2019

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul recognition " why did VAR overturn the straight red shown to Lindelof in the Wolves v Man U FA cup match.

Looking at the front on replays, I am surprised that the VAR officials marked this down as yellow only, effectively saying that Re...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/18/2019

Richard Jones of RICHMOND, TX US asks...

Why did they make the rule that the ball has to leave the penalty area on a free kick or the kick has to be retaken?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/17/2019

Mel of Stuttgart, Germany asks...

If the ball hits the body first or part of it (e.g. leg) and from there it hits the arm or hand (opened, not on body) is it considered handball then?...

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Law 9 - The Ball in and out of Play 3/16/2019

John Nagel of Wilmette, IL USA asks...

It looks to me like the there was an infringement on this PK during Chicago Fire/Seattle Sounders game today. The kicker touched the ball a second time after rebound off the crossbar. Am I missing something? See

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/16/2019

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


my question is about wasting time situations close to the corner flag. Can opponent leave the field and from there challenge for the ball?

Thank you very much!...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/16/2019

Eric Miller of Albany, NY USA asks...

After the goalkeeper makes a save inside the penalty box, he throws the ball to his teammate and the ball hits his teammate's hand inside the penalty box. Is this a direct kick (penalty) for the opposing team, or an Indirect kick for the opposing tea...

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