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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/11/2019

sal of chicago, IL USA asks...

So team BLUE is on a breakaway with 4 players against RED defender #2 and his goalie. RED defender #2 seeing that he was outnumbered steps past the goal line and out of the FOP, about 5 yards from the goal post,for about 2 seconds and frantically tri...

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High School 11/11/2019

Brian of New York, New York US asks...

Just watched a video of an overtime goal to win a championship. The ball was delivered to a spot about 2-3 feet in front of the goal. The keeper leaped up to catch the ball, and at the same time an opposing player also leaped to head the ball. Frankl...

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Joseph search of Warrington , Cheshire England asks...

In the Liverpool Man City game today I dont believe the ref or var gave the penalty because the new law states if an attacker handles the ball any goal that results from it must be ruled out. What do you think thanks...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/9/2019

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro , Ca Sacratomato asks...

Big debate amongst colleagues... on a penalty kick in the middle of the game, goalie blocks a PK, can the attacker score on the second touch? I am being told no but I can't find anything in the rule book that says play is over as soon as goalie block...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/8/2019

David Rosenblatt of Encino, California United States asks...

A Blue Team player has a breakaway, with only the Red Team goalkeeper between the Blue Team player and the goal. Suddenly a Red Team substitute runs onto the field and makes a careless tackle from behind, bringing down the Blue Team player before he...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/8/2019

Terri D of Oakton, VA USA asks...

Are there any rules on goalie hindrance during corner kicks?
I started noticing in my kid's games and on TV, opposing players will try to block/pen the goalie in during corner kicks to impede their vision and/or movement. Is this all...

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Law 5 - The Referee 11/7/2019

bruce of phoenix, az USA asks...

i had a situation this past weekend where two teams had played each other and one player broke his arm in the match, reportedly on purpose by an opponent (throwing him to the ground or something). the broken arm player was playing angry all match and...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/7/2019

ynon of haifa, haifa israel asks...


I want to ask a question about the new 2020 law for non deliberate handball.
Player A who is in the defending team, gets the ball in the middle of field by his hand, but non deliberate handball. Player A immediately becomes an att...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/6/2019

J R WILLIAMS of Barry, United Kingdom asks...

If the ref sees an accidental hand ball in the build up to a goal, but let's the goal stand, would VAR still then overrule it?

If VAR would overrule, doesn't this mean all accidental handballs should be given, as they could all, in theory, l...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/4/2019

Sal of CHICAGO, IL USA asks...

Adult men's game, White team player dribbles past two Red defenders and takes a strong shot on goal from just outside the penalty area semi-circle, defender from Red team standing on the PK mark, sees the ball coming toward his chest fast and hard an...

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