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Law 5 - The Referee 12/31/2009

Nate of Kensington, CT North America asks...

How many refs are allowed to ref a match...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 12/26/2009

Yuri of Valley, Nova Scotia Canada asks...

We had a free kick in our own half, my player kicked the ball when in was in motion. The player did not touch it a second time where it would be an indirect kick for the opposing team.
The ref awarded the other team a free kick, I thought it sh...

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Law 3 - Number of Players 12/26/2009

Louie of new orleans, la us asks...

If a goalkeeper is given a red card and sent off for handling the ball outside the box on a goal scoring opportunity by the opponent, during the sendoff, can a substitute goalkeeper come into the game for a field player or must the team use a player ...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/26/2009

aser of mississauga, canada asks...

if a player takes a shot and it hits the post or goalkeepr and there is a player in an offside position when the shot is taken, would i have to flag for an offside or is that a legit play?...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 12/26/2009

locksley of valhalla, ny usa asks...

My question is on mechanics, so here is the scenario.

In an attacking play two thirds into team B half, a team A forward kicks a ball toward team B goal, but the ball unintentionally hits a team B player in the face, causing him to go dow...

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Law 5 - The Referee 12/23/2009

Steve of Brisbane, Qld. Australia asks...

While taking a goal kick, the keeper falls over and is slightly injured, but the opposing forward gets the ball and scores a goal. An ethical question whether the goal is allowed.

I saw the video clip on the link for the KSRA site, which or...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/16/2009

Rick of middleburg, FL USA asks...

I am the team coach/referee for a 9-11 year old 3v3 soccer practice league. I was recently refereeing/coaching a match against a team of kids who were constantly pushing with outstretched arms, and shirt pulling. Each time one of the players on our...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 12/8/2009

Corey of Lisburn, N.IRELAND asks...

Why do Refs check studs on Boots? has there been any cases where they have made a player change his boots?...

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scott of blackpool, lancs UK asks...

Last weekend the opposing team had a direct free kick and placed a player in an 'offside' position... behind the defensive wall near to the goalkeeper... Although he did not stand directly in front of the goalkeeper or block his view or movement(dire...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/29/2009

Randy Flowers of Reynoldsburg, Ohio USA asks...

Dear Sir,
At what point does a A.R. raise his flag on offsides?...

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