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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/3/2017

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA 23456 asks...

What do we think of this play?

Player in black did sustain a head injury when her head hit the turf, which is one reason I raise this due to the concern over head injuries and the fact tha...

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High School 3/23/2017

Rick Barns of Birmingham, AL USA asks...

a corner kick was awarded. The corner flag was in an upright vertical position and there was no wind and thereby stationary.

The AR held the top of the flag and pulled/leaned it over the end line and away from the kicker taking the kick. Th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/17/2017

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN USA asks...

I also had another question. If the ball is half outside of the penalty line and half on the penalty line and the keeper grabs it with his or her hands, is it a handball or not? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/17/2017

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN Usa asks...

Question 1. If a defender has his hand in his stomach and an attacker kicks the ball and it hits him on the defender's hand is it a hand ball?
Question 2. If a defender puts his hand up to protect his face as an attacker kicks the ball and hits ...

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High School 3/14/2017

Mike of Lebanon, CT USA asks...

Follow up to the scenario in the referenced question. I was doing a JV HS game a year or so ago (dual system..ugh!). I was lead and the attacker had a ball coming into him around the 6. I was well positioned about 4 yds away level with the 6. The ...

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High School 3/10/2017

Sal Flores of Ligonier, IN Usa asks...

If there is a ball going in the air close to the penalty box and a player close to the ball is trying to play it and a the keeper comes out as well and gets the ball first by kicking it out but goes through the player as well is that a foul or not? O...

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High School 3/10/2017

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis , IN Usa asks... Is this a foul or not and why or why not?...

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High School 3/8/2017

steve oneal of Eufaula, Alabama USA asks...

Can a referee call half time or ball game. I one team has been awarded a corner kick or free kick before time ran out?...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 3/1/2017

Allen of Pensacola, FL United States asks...

TL;DR I whistled a foul and signaled for the free kick, realized it was not a foul, and restarted with dropped ball. Correct?

I was center ref for a U14 boys league play game that was getting chippy. After seeing what appeared to be a foul (...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 2/26/2017

Zeke Palermo of Woodstock, Georgia USA asks...

Going through the site, it's obvious that the LOTG indicate that no jewelry shall be worn in a match, and the refs here seem to be EXTREMELY sure that this is followed. My question is simple; where do you referees/the LOTG stand on religious jewelry/...

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