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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/10/2010

Sean of Delta, BC CANADA asks...

Hi, during a physical match our forward was on a breakaway and red's defender initiated contact with an elbow to the back, elbow to the throat and shoved our forward off the ball. The players turned face to face and shoved each other. Unfortunately, ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 2/10/2010

Richard of Westchester, NY USA asks...

If an IFK is kicked (by your teammate)in the direction of your team's own goal and the ball is toached by your keeper (inside the pk area) before the ball goes into your own goal, what would the correct restart be?

Law 13 does not explain th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/9/2010

Lori Arnett of Georgetown, Texas USA asks...

My nephew who players High School soccer in Florida, played a game today where a player had a hand ball in the goal box and was issued a blue card, suspended from the game and the team had to play the rest of the game a player short. I have never hea...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/8/2010

Myron Chwe of tuscaloosa, al usa asks...

Verbal distraction/deceit.

If an player yells at an opponent to distract him, or simulates being a teammate by calling for a 'drop', certainly that is USB.

Take, however, the circumstance of the trick corner kick: player A1 walks o...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark 2/7/2010

Lauren of Boston, United States asks...

Hi, I was wondering, what happens after sudden death and penalty kicks in a soccer playoff game?...

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Law 5 - The Referee 2/7/2010

Alan Brown of Salisbury, Wiltshire England asks...

The referee gave a goal, the ball was put back on the centre spot when the other team parents and manager where complaining of offside. The ref went to the linesman and he said it was offside (oppostion parent). The ref has then said it was offside...

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Law 10 - Method of Scoring 2/6/2010

martin lawes of sheringham, norfolk england asks...

if a goal is scored from a corner and the keeper flaps at it and touches it in the net is this an own goal or does it count to the player...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 2/6/2010

pat skeggs of wantagh, ny nassau asks...

In today's game the other team had a corner kick,the other team boxed the goal keeper in.One girl in front of her one behind her.When the ball was kicked she could not move.There was little contact made.Can you do this, or must the goal keeper have r...

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Law 4 - Players Equipment 2/6/2010

Carl of Beckbury, Shropshire asks...

Is there a rule to say that players should have their shirts tucked into their shorts when playing...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 2/4/2010

Joy of Hilo, HI USA asks...

What should happen if a referee knocks a defensive player down while he was trying to get to the ball to clear it out. Then the ball goes directly to an attacker who shoots it and scores. I have heard people say the referees are a part of the field b...

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