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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/9/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Just a clarification on what referee Peter Grove said. Although I've heard announcers talk about impeding when there's contact, it's my understanding that impeding (an IDFK) involves no contact whatsoever. If there's contact, the foul becomes holdi...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 5/8/2018

david petri of omaha, ne usa asks...

player ready to throw in, but coach yells for another player to take it. Player holding ball lowers it to waist level and tosses it to player running to touch line, but still in field of play.
illegal throwin or not?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/8/2018

Dave of Fair Oaks, CA USA asks...

U16b high-level comp..attacking midfielder makes a wall pass then runs by his defender and receives the ball back. The defender has no chance to challenge for the ball so he intentionally kicks the attackers back leg across his other leg sending him ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/8/2018

Travis Miller of Andover, MA United States asks...

If a goalie punts the ball, and then catches it themselves, with no contact with anyone else, inside the box, what is the correct call?

I was asked this question by a player, after they saw it in a previous game. My interpretation is that...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2018

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN USA asks...

This is a scenario. If ball is in play and another ball is accidentally thrown onto the field, player from team A has the ball in possession and a player from team B kicks the other ball and hits the ball that was being played on purpose, what is the...

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Law 5 - The Referee 5/7/2018

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, Virginia United States asks...

If the question is asking which of the choices are listed in Law 5 as powers & duties, it might be that they want you to recognize that the authority to 'Dismiss an AR for undue interference or improper conduct' is actually contained in Law 6. That'...

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Mechanics 5/7/2018

Stewart of Livermore, CA USA asks...

My question is concerning the proper location of the CR during a PK. They always stand in the penalty area, off to the side and behind the ball. Since players can be anywhere along the 18, in fact they can be on the side of the PA as long as they are...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2018

Alex Camacho of Temple City, CA US asks...

DFK is taken by Green outside 25 yard line. Ball is driven into the penalty area. Another green attacker takes shot at the goal and blocked by yellow goalie. Ball is very close to the goal line. A different green attacker approaches the ball in t...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/6/2018

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Attacker is fouled just outside the box. A teammate, who is in the offside position, stands right in front of the goalie. The kick is taken. As the ball goes in for a goal, CR blows his whistle for the obstruction. After the game, there is a friendly...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/6/2018

Alex of Holtsville, New york USA asks...

Is it legal for a player on the field to throw their shoe at the ball?...

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