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Law 5 - The Referee 11/13/2017

Red Rufus of Atlanta, Georgia USA asks...

Small field co-ed Rec game, one center, no ARs. Team A is attacking and a player from team B dispossesses Team A player in the penalty area fairly and plays a long ball forward. I turned to follow the ball but it goes out of play for a team A throw. ...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/13/2017

Peter Szwec of Brookeville, MD USA asks...

Hi, so our team lost 1-0. The question I have is about an offside call that negated a goal. Here is what happened. Striker A shoots form the 10 o'clock position as the goalie comes out and partially blocks it. The ball rolls in past the goalie on it'...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2017

Christina M of Pleasant Hill, CA United States asks...

My daughter took a knee after blocking a shot and having the wind knocked out of her. She is down on the ground trying to breathe, center referee blows the whistle to stop play and starts moving toward her to see if she is ok. A few moments after th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2017

Kai Cavan of Vail, CO United States asks...

One of my players suffered a hit to the head and had to exit the field temporarily to be examined by the trainer. He then came back in the field without telling the center ref. When the CR noticed he called a direct kick. The ball was in our possessi...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/12/2017

Peter of Dubrovnik, Croatia asks...

If a team had no subs left and the opposing team did a foul that injured a player and left him unable to continue playing, the team with no subs would have to continue with a player less. Would the referee generally issue a red card to the offending ...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/11/2017

Zluvka of Liberec, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

What do you think about concrete situation from Czech second league?

Player A took short corner kick, player B stopped this ball with sole (in this moment player A was in the offside position), player B stood on this ball with sole, player A...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/9/2017

Darren curtis of Auckland, New Zealand asks...

Where is the game restarted if I was in an offside position in the oppositions half,
But when I receive the ball I am in my own half.
The rules says it is where the offense took place even if that's in your own half
But you can not c...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/8/2017

Mike of Pemberton , Western Australia Australia asks...

Tonight I gave a yellow card followed by a red card for verbal abuse against my AR then myself getting verbally abused . My AR raised his flag signaling off side . As I didnt have clear sight of the infringement I honoured my ARs decision and it caus...

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Law 5 - The Referee 11/7/2017

Matthew of Ogbomoso, Oyo Nigeria asks...

If a red player is on the ground after coliding with his team mate and blue is about to score please what should the ref blow here. is it fair play or should allow the blue player to score...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/7/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

R/Sir, if a goalkeeper handles the ball comes from the defender but he not fully grabbed it just stop it with his hand and dropped the ball and start playing with his feet but when a defender comes near to him he just picked the ball in his hand.. is...

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