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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/1/2015

Jay LaFountain of Coldwater, MI USA asks...

This is a question about the USWNT game vs. Germany.

Alex Morgan drove towards the penalty area and then jumped at another player. They made contact outside the area, and then the contact finished inside the area.

The referee calle...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/1/2015

Brad Heers of Plymouth, Michigan United States asks...

A quote from the AP on FIFA Women's Semi-final between US and Germany.

'Shortly thereafter, Annike Krahn got a yellow card for fouling Morgan in the box, but replays showed it occurred just outside. '

The play in question happens ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/29/2015

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

In applying advantage, can we take into account the time left in the match?

For example: The match score is 0-1 in favor of blue. In the 90th minute a blue player in an offside position within red's penalty area touches the ball (assume off...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/29/2015

Derrek of Appleton, WI United States asks...

If a player gets ball but then goes through and gets the player is that a foul? Players think just getting ball is fine but would about after the play?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/29/2015

Derrek of Appleton, WI United States asks...

How long do you take back an advantage call? Is it like 3-4 seconds usually or what is the general rule? ...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 6/29/2015

Jerry Slota of shelby , mi USA asks...

is there a reason to put the ball on the six yard line except for a goal kick? ...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 6/27/2015

Andrew of Atlanta, GA USA asks...

Once the ref blows his whistle for the kicker to start the penalty kick (not the offense, but when everyone is lined up for the kick), how much time can pass before the kicker must kick the goal?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/22/2015

Alex of LaSalle, Illinois United States asks...

I have a question about the Women's world cup game between the U.S and Colombia. At the beginning of the 2nd half, there was a penalty against Colombia in which the goalie was expelled. I watched the play, and i can see that the goalie is going for t...

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Law 15 - Throw In 6/22/2015

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

The Canada-Swiss womens' WC game got me wondering about a tactic to stop the thrower from walking the ball down the sideline, as the Swiss were often doing in that game.

We know the defender has to give the thrower 2 yards of space -- but 2 ...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 6/22/2015

John Dizonno of Buffalo Grove, IL Lake asks...

Attacking team has a indirect kick; the player just touches the top of the ball, the ball does not move and the second player kicks the ball into the goal. What is the proper restart?

Goal kick or do they get to do the kick again?...

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