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Law 15 - The Throw In 3/31/2018

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

Hello,

I have questions about throw-in.

Q1: What is restart, when the ball never comes into play?

Q2: What is restart, when the ball touches the ground and then enters the field of play? Or is it allowed?

Thanks!...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 3/31/2018

Andrew McLagan of Scarborough, Western Australia Australia asks...

agreed to ref a pre-season fun game for some mates.

Their opposing team continually took their free kicks and set kicks by rolling the ball and booting it. I pulled them up for it at least a dozen times. They started to get upset with me cal...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/30/2018

Fidel Jaary of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand asks...

Hi There,

Team had been awarded a penalty, kicker stepped in to kick the ball from the penalty spot, i was AR1 standing on the penalty area, the keeper was moving side ways and suddenly before the kick was taken he took few steps forward, th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/29/2018

Luiz of Florida of Southwest, Florida USA asks...

Player A white on the bench started arguing with player B purple on the opponent bench. At certain point player A throws water at player B. Center referees sees player A action, stops the game and show player A a red card.
What should be the reas...

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High School 3/28/2018

Tim Cottongim of Juneau, AK United States asks...

It would appear from the casual observer that the NFHS stamp requirement on high school game balls is nothing more than a way to make money for the national high school association. Assuming we use a high quality FIFA/USSF approved ball, can you pro...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/26/2018

Eugene of San Jose, CA USA asks...

In the situation described, why do you feel that the goalkeeper must be cautioned? If, in the opinion of the referee, the challenge didn't interfere with the shot taken, then there's no DOGSO, is there? If this was a careless foul, shouldn't a PK wit...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/25/2018

Jim of HILLSBOROUGH, NJ US asks...

Thank you all for your responses, Peter, Jason, Richard & Joe. They were helpful.

-Joe- On the Tiote goal disallowed you could make the argument that the PIOP hindered/affected the goalie's play on the ball. Had he not been there he would h...

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Law 1- The Field 3/25/2018

taha of muscat, oman asks...

If goal poles crashed down and striker shoot the ball in said the area used to be the goal is the ball counted as a goalball ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/25/2018

PLYSL of Tampa, Fl Usa asks...

A striker on breakaway has beaten all defenders and enters opponents box with control of the ball. Keeper (last man) comes out to smother the attack. Keeper dives in to attempt the save as striker gets the shot off just before keeper makes contact wi...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/24/2018

Jim of HILLSBOROUGH, NJ US asks...

At what point does the AR raise the Flag for Offside. Example there is a shot on a DFK from about 25-30 yds out. 2 offenders are in offside positions at time of kick. Offender A is at about the 6-7 yds out from goal. Offender B about 10-12 yds ou...

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