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Ethyn Fleischman of Indianapolis, Indiana United States of America asks...

I was referring a match and awarded a penalty kick when the kick was taken the ball bounced off the cross bar back to the player who took the kick innitially then scored off the rebound
I called the goal back and awarded an indirect ki...

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Character, Attitude and Control 6/3/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

After all the discussion on the Benzema / Karius 'Blunderfull' goal " It was probably destiny that in one of my matches today, there was a moment where an attacker tried to hinder the keeper from releasing the ball as he attempted an over head throw ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/2/2018

Lee Cooper of Wainwright, Alberta Cansda asks...

An outfield player takes a goal kick.
He passes the ball to his goalkeeper who has run to just outside the 18 yard box, parallel with the 6 yard box.
The goalkeeper controls the ball with his feet outside the 18 yard box taps it back inside ...

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League Specific 6/2/2018

Darren Tabbott of Nottingham, England asks...

If a player gets a red card in a international friendly is the player suspended for the first game of the world cup....

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Law 18 - Common Sense 6/1/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I wish I had a video of this play, that turned up last week. I'll describe it as best I can.

Women's rec, 7-a-side game. Throw-in comes toward an attacker, who is 'gently' backing into a defender. Defender puts her (bent elbow) forearms agai...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 6/1/2018

Pat Dempsey of Clonsilla, DUBLIN 15 Ireland asks...

KFPM - is usually 5 penalties and then sudden death, what happens if the referee allows only 3 from 3 and one teams scores 3 while the other scores 2.
After 3 days the losing team read that it should have been 5 penalties to be taken on the day ...

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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 6/1/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Following on this thread if a player at a DB does dribble and score without the second person touch - what and where is the restart.

Is it IDFK on the goal area line in a location related to where the ball entered the goal ?


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Other 6/1/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

A great reply from Ref McHugh (and ref Dawson) - lots of of good points to consider, a number of good options for a ref to take, particularly the advantage option in less obvious area to apply it.
Much appreciated. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/29/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Am disappointed the Ref McHugh chose not to provide a thought on the proposed variation on the benzema / Karius monument. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/26/2018

Keith of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...
Though the Liverpool GK made a blunder to even risk this event, I would have called a foul and awarded IFK because the Real Madrid forward was already attempting to kick the ball while the GK still had possession and ...

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