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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/15/2018

Scott of Perth, WA Australia asks...

An attacker player had a shot on Goal bounce of crossbar straight down.. A defendeing player thought it was a goal ( I didnt see if the ball went in Or not) so he pick the ball up. The referee stop play and sent him of for dogso by handball. And awar...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/14/2018

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

In your response to Question 32233 you quoted IFAB 'a player in an offside position is moving towards the ball with the intention of playing the ball and is fouled before playing or attempting to play the ball, or challenging an opponent for...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 2/13/2018

andrew elliot of palm coast, FL United States asks...

why are players now allowed to enter the penalty area before the kicker has taken a penalty kick? I have had spot kicks re-taken because of encroachment but that doesn't seem to be the rule now....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/13/2018

engin of olympia, WA United States asks...

starting at 4:04 a tricky situation. clear handball, referee decision was offside due to orange jersey being in the trajectory of...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/12/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Advantage in the PA question: I couldn't find an exact answer in a search here, so would appreciate a clarification.

An attacker brings the ball into the box and is tripped enough to throw him off but he doesn't fall.

Ref yells 'adv...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/12/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul recognition question

Am keen to hear the panels thoughts on the penalty shout challenge from Smalling on Gayle in the Man U v Newcastle match.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/11/2018

Simon from of Gladstone, queensland Australia asks...

I downloaded the current LOTG from the FIFA website, which is produced by IFAB. On pp.28/9 it introduces the concept of using a yellow card and sin bin, and provides guidance on how each of the 2 systems are to operate. In Australia we are about to s...

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Other 2/11/2018

James of Sydney , NSW Australia asks...

Hi, i was doing the test for how to become a ref and am stuck on law 17 I've tried every combination yet still cant get the right answer. The question is here.

Choose which statements are correct for both Goal Kicks (Law 16) and Corner Kicks...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2018

mukul of Hoshiarpur, India asks...

When a player uses his shoulder to control the ball, is it a foul?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2018

Patrick of Hitchin, Hetrs England asks...

Can a referee give a yellow card to a linesman for leaving the field of play without the refs permission ?...

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