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Mechanics 8/10/2015

Nate of Spokane, Washington United States asks...

If a foul occurs that both causes an injury and warrants a card, should I show the card first or look at the injured player first?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/10/2015

Liker of Stuttgart, Germany asks...

If a goalkeeper picks up a pass from an allied player in the 5 yard box, is it a penalty or indirect free kick from 5 yards out? And where does the wall stand if its indirect, behind the goal line?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/4/2015

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Dennis Wickham says: 'The ball crossed the goal line, but was not a goal, last touched by an attacking player.'

SoŽ the next question would be: what if the team with 12 players shot the ball, then it deflected off a defender and in? I hope i...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 8/4/2015

Liam O'Brien of Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire United Kingdom asks...

This question was actually referred to FIFA by a referee who posts on another refereeing website. His email and their reply are quoted below.

'Dear Mr. B.....,

Yes, as for any kick the ball has to be stationary (e.g. free kick, kic...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/3/2015

Clark Campbell of BLACKWOOD, Please Select... United Kingdom asks...

A goal is scored and you then notice that the team who scored has 12 players. You disallow the goal but how do you restart the match. If the player who scored is the extra player then it's an indirect free kick from where he interfered. What is the ...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 8/2/2015

Russell of Harlow, Essex United Kingdom asks...

At a goal kick does the ball need to be stationary or can it be kicked when rolling...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 8/2/2015

shourob of dhaka, bangladesh asks...

Can goal be directly from goal kick when nobody touch the ball?...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 7/30/2015

Christel Lindberg-Phelps of Killeen, Texas United States asks...

Player 1 on Team A has possession of the ball just outside of Team B's penalty box. Player 1 shoots the ball and his shinguard falls out of his sock. The ball goes into the goal. Player 1 then reaches down to ground to retrieve his shinguard and put ...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/29/2015

Rich of Wilmington, DE USA asks...

If on a set play. In this case a direct free kick from about 28 yards from goal. With a wall set on the 18. If the attacking team places players in an offside position, in this case at the corners of the 6 and a player in the wall jumps to play the...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 7/29/2015

steven of aus, nsw Australia asks...

if the away team gets the choice for the coin toss at start of normal time. Who gets it for start of extra time and penalties?...

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