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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 5/19/2017

John Doyle of Portlaosie, Laois Ireland asks...

Hi, looking for a fact/rule based opinion please.

Our team this week competed in a cup semi final second leg. The result of the first leg was 2-2.
We were the home team. We therefore travelled away to play the second leg knowing the ot...

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Law 3 - The Players 4/27/2017

Ryan of Letterkenny, Donegal Ireland asks...

Obviously I know teams can only have one goalkeeper on the field at a time, but what exactly is the rule stopping them from having two ? Say a team is playing and all their players, keeper included are wearing the exact same kit and gloves. What's st...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/23/2016

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

The Spanish game video is a fine example for us to discuss and learn from.

I side with the officials, as there is a clear attempt by the defender to get his foot in the path of the pass.

If he had done the same with his hand or arm,...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/22/2016

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A question around offside.

In the recent Copa Del Ray match between Barcelona-v-Hercules, the fifth goal (around the 4min mark of the clip provided below) has me interested in build my knowledge bank on what is ok and not with regards to bei...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/22/2016

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

I have an offside question. In the Barcelona vs Hercules game on 12/21, here is a link to the 5th goal:

It seems to me that Barcelona is in an offside position. However, it looks like Hercules made a ...

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Other 12/9/2016

Jacob of Malindi, Kenya asks...

Hi! This is good I understand now! Thankyou...

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Other 11/28/2016

Tarik of dhaka, dhaka bangladesh asks...

1.sir,how can be i understand which position suitable for me?how can give running pass give me some tips.i am stiker...

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Other 11/27/2016

Tarik of decca, decaa bangladesh asks...

i practice my self but i cannot apply in the field why occasionly why? i cannot get confidence why?


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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/23/2016

chuck of phoenix, az usa asks...

I was watching the Toronto FC vs Montreal Impact game and noticed an odd play. Early in the second half, a ball was passed to a Montreal defender, who then juggled the ball up in the air and headed it to his goalkeeper. The goal keeper then grabbed...

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Law 5 - The Referee 11/12/2016

Kathy gomez of Howell, NJ USA asks...

Thank you so much to the referees who answered question 31009. Sounds like time and patience may be the best advice. I will follow up if any action is taken on this matter. Appreciate hearing from such dedicated refs. ...

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