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League Specific 10/21/2017

Mark C Konopatzki of Redford, Mi United States asks...

On a play that was ruled a deliberate handball nullifying a goal what is the length of the red card suspension?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/21/2017

Brian of Jackson, NJ USA asks...

Playing in a Dangerous Manner. What is the correct call if, when a player is playing the ball on ground in a dangerous manner, he is kicked by the opponent who is trying to play the ball -- say, if the referee hasn't blown the whistle yet for the dan...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 10/19/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

Sir, A a Goal Can Score Direct from a Kick off?


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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/18/2017

gary of nashua, nh usa asks...

Both the gk (with hands) and opponent (with feet)make contact with the ball at the same time (ball is on the ground), would this be a legal challenge or would gks team get a free kick?Basically, what defines gk control?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/18/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

IN the UCL City v Napoli match, city had a string of chances that lead to a point where the ball was stopped on the line by Napoli.

You could sense that the Napoli defender wanted the keeper to gather the ball, however, they both then look t...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/17/2017

Mandee Seeley of Sisters, Oregon United States asks...

I work for the local parks and rec. We go by us youth soccer rules but I can't find an answer to this.

We have a 5th grader with a hard cast in Sisters, Oregon. She wants to play but we're getting different answers about whether it's allowed...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 10/16/2017

Ann Helton of El Cajon, Ca USA asks...

My daughter played against a team this past weekend where one of their players was wearing a knee brace. My daughter as center defender cleared a ball and the girl with the brace hit my daughter in the knee with the brace. No sleeve pres...

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Law 5 - The Referee 10/16/2017

Brian White of Palmer, MA USA asks...

Had a call this weekend that, while I believe I applied the laws correctly, still doesn't sit well from a 'fair play' standpoint.

Team A takes a hard shot right to Team B goalie's chest. He makes the save on his knees, and Team A retreats f...

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Law 5 - The Referee 10/15/2017

Brendan Mullen of Westwood, MA USA asks...

The CR blew the whistle for full-time. Pointed to the Center of the field to indicate the end of the game. Players were walking off the field towards sideline.

Immediately before the ref blew final whistle the AR on one side of the field had...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/15/2017

Mel Fros of Urbana, IL USA asks...

Team A, with ball,has all 10 players in the attacking half (team B's defending half).Team B wins possession in its own half and makes a quick counter-attacking forward pass to player B1, who is stationed in the attacking half (team A's defending half...

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