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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/19/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Keeper brain fade ends in red, however, is there a careless IFK foul by the attacker.

No question the keeper should see red for his actions, however, is there a case to say the attacker's actions " whether deliberate or not " were a hinderan...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 2/25/2017

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have a related question. Suppose the GK picks up the ball about 3 feet from the goal line & just off to one side of the goal area.

Where do the defenders stand for the IFK?

Since the goal area extends 5.5 meters past the goal p...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/25/2017

Shaji of Shuwaikh, Kuwait Kuwait asks...

Hello sir/Madam
Referees can show Yellow card and Red card to Coach or officials? Or only players and substitutes?...

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High School 12/20/2016

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

With the change in offside law by IFAB, have NFHS and NCAA changed their codes yet? If not is there any chance they might?

I am asking about where the IFK is taken if offside is the call....

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Law 11 - Offside 12/20/2016

Fred of Biloxi, Mississippi USA asks...

Some colleagues and I have been arguing about Law 11. Here is the scenario: Player A1, in an onside position, has a hard ground pass directed to him by a teammate. A1 simply misses the ball and it remains rolling on the ground, with pace, to Team Bs ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/27/2016

Matt of Bristow, VA USA asks...

Two questions regarding PIADM:

1) Players from opposing teams both attempt to head a ball at waist height and their heads make contact with each other. The contact was not severe enough to warrant a stoppage of play for a potential injury, ...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/4/2016

Daniel hague of Manchester, England asks...

Canyou not be called offside if you recieve the ball from your own goalkeer if he throws the ball? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/4/2016

Walter DiCarlo of stoneham , massachusetts USA asks...

2016/2017 law changes.

Law 12, section 12.16 Fouls off the field of play.

I also looked at related 13.3 + 14.1 sections.
The confusion is ,if a player leaves the field of play as part of play and commits an offence against ano...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/27/2016

anon of Altadena, ca us asks...

Question 30631 involves a defender at a free kick close to the ball and the attacking player elects to kick anyway. Law 13 provides ' if a player takes a free kick quickly and an opponent who is less than 9.15 m (10 yds) from the ball intercepts it,...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/24/2015

robert of pagosa springs, CO United States asks...

If a defender near the goal area shouts and obviously distracts an attacker with only the keeper in front of him and disrupts his goal scoring opportunity, what can apply? I think it qualifies as a denial of an obvious goal opportunity (unsporting co...

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