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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/17/2018

James of Bakersfield, CA United States asks...

I am trying to get a grasp on what makes a push a foul. I.E. how is 'careless' defined?

I've read the actual definition, but there seems to be a lot of room of interpretation there.

Bottom line, can a player push another player and ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/17/2018

joseph lennon of West Kilbride, North Ayrshire (GB-NAY) United Kingdom asks...

Forward jumps up to head the ball in six yard area, goalkeeper manages to get a hand to the ball deflecting it over the cross bar, after which both players collide - goalkeeper falls backwards into his goal player falls to the ground.
What should...

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Mechanics 9/16/2018

Steve Stanovcak of San Mateo, CA United States asks...

I was looking in Law 6 but was unable to find anything definitive. What is the best way to get the attention of the CR if you are an AR?
For any reason. My few guesses would be to raise your flag or motion the CR to come over to talk. If there w...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/16/2018

Phil Prata of Burlington, Ontario Canada asks...

Thank you all for quick and comprehensive responses.

The actual calls made were: GOAL. The ref explained that an offside offence had been committed but as the offending player then stopped, the goalkeeper was free to play on (the ref said he...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/15/2018

Phil Prata of Burlington, ON Canada asks...

Player in offside position when through ball played, defenders appeal for offside, the striker receives the ball and linesman flag goes up, defenders again appeal for offside, the ref calls out 'OK thanks' nothing else. The striker stops as do the de...

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Other 9/15/2018

Michael gruden of Irvine, CA United States asks...

Can a coach ask a assistant ref a question? Also if the coach asks the ref a question can a center ref eject the coach? Thanks ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/14/2018

Tim Bedsole of Lithopolis, OH United States asks...

A ball is kicked on goal in the air. The keeper catches the ball firmly, has full control, and has taken two steps forward. Opposing player then runs directly into the keeper full speed and a collision occurs. The force of the impact is so strong tha...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/13/2018

Paul of Gold Coast, Queensland Australia asks...

Hi
Can the referee make a decision regarding offside with out the assistant ref raising their flag...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/13/2018

Philip Keown of Belfast, UK asks...

Is this still an indirect free kick if the attacker(opposition player) is stood outside the penalty area as therefore they are not obstructing the goalkeeper from punting or releasing the ball from within their specified area. I have been told I'm no...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/11/2018

Dean Schaedler of Dublin, OH United States asks...

At what age do slide tackles become legal?...

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