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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/13/2018

engin of olympia, WA United States asks...

starting at 4:04 a tricky situation. clear handball, referee decision was offside due to orange jersey being in the trajectory of...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/12/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Advantage in the PA question: I couldn't find an exact answer in a search here, so would appreciate a clarification.

An attacker brings the ball into the box and is tripped enough to throw him off but he doesn't fall.

Ref yells 'adv...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/12/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul recognition question

Am keen to hear the panels thoughts on the penalty shout challenge from Smalling on Gayle in the Man U v Newcastle match.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2018

Patrick of Hitchin, Hetrs England asks...

Can a referee give a yellow card to a linesman for leaving the field of play without the refs permission ?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2018

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...


the rule says:

A goalkeeper is considered to be in control of the ball when:
the ball is between the hands or between the hand and any surface (e.g. ground, own body) or by touching it with any part of the hands or arms...

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High School 2/9/2018

Brian Hernandez of CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas United States asks...

This is an end of game question. There is a few seconds on the clock. The ball was kicked out of bounds. The team throws the ball inbounds. A player shoots the ball. While the ball is in the air the time expired. The referee blew the whistle. The bal...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/8/2018

Mike of Liverpool, United Kingdom asks...

Its ridiculous that we have a rule that is so subjective! It needs to be changed either way so that it is clear for everyone. ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 2/7/2018

Zac Kalinko of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

Do you need correct;

1) Field markings
2) Corner flags
3) Halfway flags
4) Correct sized goalposts
5) Goal nets
6) Technical areas

Thank you!...

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Law 11 - Offside 2/7/2018

Mike Lott of Liverpool, England asks...

Since asking the question I have found the following which seems to be showing a number of video examples of what should and shouldn't be calssed as offside.

The first example shown here: https://...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 2/4/2018

Mauricio of Redmond, WA United States asks...

Question regarding advantage.

Can or should advantage be applied if an infringement is committed during the restart? Example, black team has a throw in and during the throw the player jumps. The ball however goes to a white team player tha...

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