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Law 11 - Offside 7/12/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Puzzled by an Offside call in the Croatia v England Semi.

It would appear that Harry Kane was adjudged to have been offside in the passage of play at the 32min mark of the match.

Broadcast replays suggest he was level at the time of...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/11/2018

Joe Skuza of Geelong, Victoria Australia asks...

Hi, my two questions relates offside Law 11:

1. When a player in his own defensive half plays the ball forward to a teammate in an offside position in the teams attacking half (ie the ball played across halfway line to him) is the offside ju...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/10/2018

Brian Lutke of Whistler, BC Canada asks...

Please clarify whether it's a foul:
Player 1 has possession and Player 2 slide-tackles hitting ball first but also hits Player 1 (foot-to-foot, or foot-to-leg) after hitting ball. All players on defending team saying 'but he got the ball first'.....

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Mechanics 7/9/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

In the England-Sweden game, in the 66th minute, there was a Swedish pass down their left sideline. An English player steps in to shield the ball over the end line but the Swedish player blatantly pushes the defender from behind.

It looks li...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 7/9/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Drop ball to keeper question. At about 90 minutes in the Russia-Croatia game, there was a collision or something that caused the ref to stop play when the Croatia keeper had the ball in his hands.

Once things were settled, the ref simply dro...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/9/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

A few questions from the quarter finals games.

I used my camera to record some replays but they didn't always turn out well. I'll give links where the quality was acceptable.

The first (which didn't record well was from the England-...

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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 7/9/2018

gary durso of nashua, nh usa asks...

If with the corner kick, the ball is not touching the corner arc and kicked anyway, im assuming the restart would be a corner with proper placement......

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Mechanics 7/9/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks about FIFA fines.

This link will provide some insight on the topic.

https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/fifa-s-bizarre-world-cup-fines-come-into-question

As for Referee Mark Gieger and his performance...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/8/2018

Iordan of Adelaide, South Australia Australia asks...

Dear Asktheref,

I refereed a game on the weekend and an incident came up which I'm not sure I dealt with 100% correctly.

In second half stoppage time the game was 2-2. The away team had two goals disallowed for offside earlier in t...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/7/2018

Doug Crawford of Oakland, CA US asks...

I was AR today and our CR told us that a week ago there was a new rule change:
If a player is in an offside position (PIOP), the ball is played by a teammate, but then the ball deflects off a defender (or in any way touches the defender), then of...

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