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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/21/2017

Mike Rose of Silver spring, Md Usa asks...

A player on defense uses his hands to keep a shot from going in the goal. The ref delays calling the handball and a offensive player slams the deflected ball into the net. After this happens the AR tells the ref that the goal scorer was offside. My q...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/20/2017

MARV of Bowmanville, Ontario Canada asks...

I am extremely confused. The LOTG defines the word 'offence' as 'an action which/breaks/infringes/violates the LOTG...'.

In the LOTG Details of all Law Changes Section 12.15 indicates that if the ball is in play and a player commits an offen...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/19/2017

MARV of Bowmanville, Ontario Canada asks...

I am the CR. During active play while the ball/play is near the centre circle, a defender in his own penalty area yells dissent toward the AR over a 'missed call' that took place seconds before.

An offence/misconduct has been directed toward...

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Law 3 - The Players 7/19/2017

Nikita of Moskow, Russia asks...

Does the goalkeeper have the right to take the ball in someone else's penalty area?...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/18/2017

gary bishop of manchester, uk asks...

If player 1 is in an offside position. Then his team mate breaks forward from an onside position and travels forward with player 1, leaving the defenders behind them.
The team mate then passes the ball diagonally backwards to Player 1 who only ha...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/16/2017

Rick Beaver of Barrie, Canada asks...

Indirect free kick to the defending team due to an offside offence by the attacking team in the goal area. Does the restart take place from where the offence occured as per Law 11 or can the indirect kick be taken from anywhere in the goal area as pe...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/10/2017

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

In a game I was working as a single official, the ball is rolling on its way out of bounds with no players near the ball. A parent gets up from his seat and picks up the ball as it is about to touch the line (well before ball is off the pitch). I ins...

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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 7/10/2017

Fred of Vancouver, BC Canada asks...

What is the restart? The Law does not say.
Corner: The ball does not clearly move and is not in play. When the second player begins dribbling in, does his first touch put the ball in play? If so, his second touch is an offense and an IFK should ...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/7/2017

Todd Seiman of Fort Wayne, IN United States asks...

Attaching player in an offside position. Comes back across the half line and controls the ball. Still in an offsides position in relationship to the defensive players but in their own half of the field.

Are they offside ? ...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 7/7/2017

Norm Yelverton of South Daytona, Fl United States asks...

In a game last night in my Pee Wee soccer rec league we had a player (goalie)that was wearing sunglasses. The referee asked the young man to remove the sunglasses and the parents had a fit, stating this is Florida and the sun is bright. We explained ...

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