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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/22/2019

engin of olympia, WA United States asks...

http://tr.beinsports.com/haber/bursaspor-fenerbahce-7

equalizing goal in the end for the white has two situations.

was there a faul prior? replay at 4:50 shows the ball hits white player's left knee and changes direction, after the ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/20/2019

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, VA United States asks...

Blue #41 shouts loudly at an opponent from behind as the opponent dribbles the ball just above the Blue teams goal area with only the goalkeeper to beat. The attacker shoots and misses the goal.
Law 12 says this is USB misconduct for verbally di...

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Mechanics 1/20/2019

greg of houston, tx usa asks...

i talk a lot as ref when i center. mostly a lot of 'no no no', 'nothing there', 'that's fine that's fine no problem' to call out non-fouls. or if a player tries to complain about something that is't there, i'll call/talk back to him 'what, what do yo...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/15/2019

Andy Shaw of Manchester, UK asks...

Last night I was playing 5-a-side soccer indoors when the opposition goalkeeper decided to take his boots off and place them on the goal line in the middle of the goal. Moments later a shot hit the left hand post and rolled along the goal line. It hi...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/15/2019

Melvin H. of Colorado Springs, Colorado U. S. A. asks...

Everton at Liverpool, 90+6 minute, English Premier League:

https://www.facebook.com/SkySportsFootball/videos/478385445983895/

Liverpool's #66 crosses the ball into the Everton penalty area; an Everton defender heads the ball out to ...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/15/2019

Melvin H. of Colorado Springs, Colorado U. S. A. asks...

Picking up on the point made regarding pressing and Law 11: Could there be an adjustment to the Law, in which if the ball passes a line on the field and is going towards goal, there's no offside until the ball comes back outside that line--for examp...

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The Technical Area 1/15/2019

Michael of Concord, Ca United States asks...

I have three coaches (including myself) and a GK coach for a total of 4 (one somestimes comes but not all the time). Would there be an issue if I have this many coaches in the technical area? They are part of the coaching staff and are valuable to th...

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League Specific 1/15/2019

Steve Hawkins of Altadena, California US asks...

AYSO National Rules and Regs specify a maximum of two coaches per match:

'b. Remain within the coaches technical area (Article I.G.2) during the match; a maximum of two coaches is permitted for each team.'

http://www.ayso...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 1/14/2019

Warren of Wellington, New zealand asks...

Can you throw in onto either one of
your own or an opponent's back if they are close, and thus quickly regaining the ball from the rebound ?...

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The Technical Area 1/14/2019

Michael of Concord, Ca United States asks...

How many coaches can be on the sidelines with their team? Is there a maximum? The latter is for AYSO. ...

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