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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/24/2017

Andrew of Wilmington, North Carolina USA asks...

Merry Christmas,
I just found your site and really appreciate your work. I'm a new referee and wanted to know if there are any guidelines on using cards at lower age groups. I know at extreme youth levels, the players don't understand what the ca...

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Law 5 - The Referee 12/24/2017

Martin Gorrie of Glasgow, US Residents Only United Kingdom asks...

How long should an advantage be played?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/19/2017

Jeff Banks of Captain Cook, HI USA asks...

When is temporary dismissal used?
What levels of soccer is it used?
When was it developed and for what reason?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/19/2017

s_liva of Guildford, UK asks...

When a striker kicks the ball and his leg after the ball kick by mistake or accidentally touches or hits the defender then is a foul against the striker/offender called?...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 12/19/2017

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

Regarding a penalty kick. Am I correct in saying if the keeper makes a save and the ball bounces out any of the attacking team can score from the rebound? The ball strikes directly onto the woodwork, the kicker can't score from the rebound.If the kee...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/19/2017

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

I'm a little puzzled by the phrase more or less of ' endangers the safety of an opponent.I'm thinking of 2 examples here both involving Man City. Said Mane charges in studs first, head height aond catches Ederson. Everyone seemed to agree clear red ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/19/2017

Paul logue of Leicester, Leicestershire England asks...

Question: following Matics booking it got me thinking - if a team are deliberately time wasting over a free kick and there are, say three players over the ball, does the referee book all three?...

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Other 12/18/2017

Aaron of Houston, TX USA asks...

Out of personal preference and your vast experience as soccer referees, what rules in the Laws of the Game (not HS/college) would you like to be added/changed/removed?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 12/18/2017

Muhammad Rizwan Khan of Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan asks...

Sir, As all we know that during a goal kick no player of attacking or defending team cant take the ball in penalty area. But during a offside or foul kick in penalty area is it the right spot to take the free kick inside the penalty area and can a de...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/18/2017

Paul Young of Evensville, tn usa asks...

does a player need to be completely inside the penalty box to be awarded a penalty kick...

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