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9/17/2019

james henry okwiri of nairobi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Upon a corner kick, a keeper collides with a strike simultaneously however the striker during contact heads the ball out of play. Should the referee award a penalty . ...

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9/17/2019

Cody Y Tatum of Hampton, Virginia United States asks...

Ref got in the way of the ball. Opposing team had possession and kicked it, bounced off the referee's legs and went OOB. Ref then gave it to the same team. Stated 'the last team with posession.' Legal? Seems off since he is part of the field of play....

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 9/17/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Panelist Peter Grove says (of the keeper's double-touch on the goal kick), 'However under the latest version of the IFAB's Laws of the Game, at a goal kick the ball is in play as soon as it is kicked and clearly moves so in a game played under these ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 9/15/2019

Adam Parker of Ferndown, Dorset United Kingdom asks...

Hi, I coach a group of ladies and some have their noses pierced. I have 5 in total. 4 have had these in for so long they can not take them out. Whether I agree or disagree with the ruling of accessories ie wedding rings etc. Is it right to stop them ...

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High School 9/14/2019

Peter Thompson of Indianapolis, IN United States asks...

When we are taking a corner kick we had a player standing in front of the keeper and the ref made them move. I have been looking through the NFHS rules and cannot find what the issue is?

Can someone clarify this for me

Thanks...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/14/2019

Graeme purvis of LOCHGELLY, Uk asks...

There are new rules on opposition players being in the wall at a free kick.
Do these rules state where a defensive wall can be. It is normally within 10metres of the free kick, but that's a minimum distance. Can the defending team set up a wall 2...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/13/2019

Joe of Westampton, NJ USA asks...

A fellow referee told this to me and I had never heard of this and I cant find the answer online anywhere so Im asking here.

Situation: Attacking player is approx 20 yards from goal when the defending player grabs his shirt. The attacking p...

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High School 9/13/2019

Lawrence (Laurie) Judd of Lovettsville, VA United States asks...

Defending team gets a goal kick. The keeper waits until all players have left the penalty area and then shapes up to take the GK. As he attempts to kick the ball, he slips and plays the ball just a few yards toward the penalty spot. Realizing that an...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 9/11/2019

Brandon of RESTON, VA United States asks...

I refereed my first game yesterday and ended up in a discussion about the new drop ball rule with the other two referees afterwards. The basic question being discussed was whether there were any restrictions on on the player receiving the ball on the...

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High School 9/10/2019

Jason C of La Crosse, WI USA asks...

There was the following sequence of events in a local high school game: a violent collision between an attacking player and the keeper in which there was no foul committed - the ref said it was a 50/50 ball, a rebound after the players went down inju...

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