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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/23/2012

Michael Dotlich of Brownsburg, IN United States asks...

A player takes a quick free kick knowing the defender is walking away within 10 yards with their back turned, the kicked ball bounces backwards (wrong direction) and the kick is not violent conduct. Should play continue as the kicking team accepted t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/22/2012

Karen Gertz of Aurora, OH USA asks...

Playing girls soccer 4th through 8th grade. The goalie went to punt the ball and it did not go anywhere, the goalie picked up the ball right away. The goalie was inside the inner box on the goal. The reason I note that is because the opposing coac...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/21/2012

Steve Goldberg of Cupertino, CA USA asks...

I was the CR in a competitive U12 boys game.

Game completely under control but intense as score is tied.

Late in second half ball was play deep in White's zone to left of goal (in corner). Blue, attacking, and White, defending, bot...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/21/2012

damian bell of westminster, ma usa asks...

Is it legal to use your knee or calf area of the leg to pass the ball back to your own keeper...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 9/19/2012

Brian Auer of Pittsburgh, PA USA asks...

I handle ref development for my club. I am also the coach of a U10 team with our club's new Tabela 11 jerseys, obviously cut to be worn out, not tucked.

So I'm interested in this not only for myself but for the edification of my club's 40-o...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/17/2012

alex of richmond hill, ontario canada asks...

After a free kick was awarded, 2 defending players urged one of their teammate to stand in front of the ball to delay the restart. The clueless player sensed something wrong but nevertheless moved reluctantly and stand in front the ball. I told him t...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/17/2012

joe of Elria, oh usa asks...

Can a ref force players to be MORE than 10 yards back on a free kick? ...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 9/17/2012

JMorin of fort fairfield, ME USA asks...

What happens if a player identified as the one taking the penalty kick, kicks prior to the referee blowing the whistle to signal to start the penalty kick and the shot is wide and no goal is scored? Thank you for your time. ...

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Law 15 - Throw In 9/17/2012

Dan of Belford, Nj Usa asks...

What's the call if a throw in bounces outside before entering the field of play?...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick 9/17/2012

Chris Cruz of Rogersville , TN Hawkins asks...

On a penalty kick, does the attacking team have to be outside the arc on the 18 yard line? Cause one of our players were inside of the arc and our team scored the penalty, but the ref called it off because he was inside the arc....

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