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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/26/2012

Fraser Agnew of Dumfries, Scotland asks...

Just wondering after tonight's incident on the Liverpool match in the Europa League... At what point, if any, is the player allowed to gain possession of the ball from an opposition goalkeeper. In this incident, the player in question, Daniel Agger, ...

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The Technical Area 10/24/2012

Brian H of Kent, Washington USA asks...

I'm sure that my league coordinator and officials' supervisor would take my side on this one, but this was the first time I have ever ejected someone and so I'd like some opinions from more experienced referees as to whether I handled this situation ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/22/2012

Rob of Mantua, Ninjas Us asks...

On an in direct can the first touch be a non soccer touch,such as a toe touch. If not should play continue or should it be blown dead....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/20/2012

greg of auburn, ca usa asks...

what is the correct call if a goal keeper has possession of the ball and the attacking player makes dangerous contact at the point of goal keeper possession?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/20/2012

Jeff of greensburg, Kentucky usa asks...

I would like to hear some comments and advice regarding the following situation and in gerneral regarding the issues of keepers and fouls (the difficult calls only):

Attacker dribbled to with one, maybe two, feet of the goal, goalkeeper fron...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/10/2012

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I'm sure that all of you know much more than I do, but it seems like something was missed here. The question said that 'AS the referee was marching out 10 yards', the defender moved closer, interfering with the kicker's run up. (Of course, the ref ...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 10/7/2012

Ajay nirpal of Aurangabad, Maharashtra India asks...

Can the player who went out of the game take the penalty...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/7/2012

Scott Worthington of Huntington Beach, ca usa asks...

An attacking player is in offside position. The ball is kicked forward by a teammate, and it goes right by the player in offside position, who tries to kick it but misses. He does not touch he ball. The ball rolls toward the goal and looks likely to ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/2/2012

Bryan Whitworth of Tipp City, OH USA asks...

My son is taking a direct free kick, he asks for the wall to be 10 yards away. As the referee is marching out the 10 yards, an opponent moves to within 3 yds of the ball at the side interferring with his run up. My son stops his run up and asks the r...

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Law 7 - Match Duration 10/2/2012

Grant of ., Ontario Canada asks...

Hi refs. In today's Premier match between West Ham and QPR, a player of the team leading 2-1 was cautioned in the 93rd minute. The player feinted taking a free kick, so I assume that he was penalized for delaying the restart.

It seemed har...

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