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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

John of , asks...

I am the center ref for this game. I got a situation where an offensive player (blue) and defensive player (red) both challenge for a ball. The red defender has better position and lifts his foot about mid thigh to control the ball. In my judgemen...

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Law 14 - Penalty kick

Greg H of , IL asks...

In a penalty kick situation, the following transpired; the person taking the kick approached the spot (prior to my whistle), as I whistled to stop the kick, the kicker proceeded to kick the ball and missed with the shot. Should the kicker of gotten ...

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Law 5 - The Referee

Kent of Birmingham, AL USA asks...

How should a coach approach an CR with a valid question during a state sanctioned game? Our U14 parents were surprised to find a young child acting as AR at our recent game. During the very first play, the ball was kicked past all of our defenders...

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League Specific

Laurie Farmer of bratislava, urgent slovakia asks...

I am the president of a football club in Slovakia for which our main league team plays third division (this year we were promoted and are 5th position)..After three years doing this it is very clear that referees are involved in Match Fixing. There a...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

Bruce W. Romeo of Birmingham, LA USA asks...

What is the penalty when the keeper is in possession of the ball in the box and is charged and knocked out?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

Jim OTTO of Sacramento, ca Sacramento asks...

The situation I had this Saturday was the ball was kicked to the goal keeper by the offensive player. The goalkeeper stopped the ball with his foot outside the penalty area, dribbled it back into the penalty box where he picked it up. ..What is the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

Sandy Clarkson of Cleethorpes, NELC UK asks...

An attacking player breaks free , with just the goalkeeper to beat, but running full speed knocks the ball too far ahead, and the goalkeeper gathers it up. As the goalie collects the ball a defender catches up with the attacker, and trips him from be...

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CARISSA JACKSON of EUREKA, MO STATES asks...

DURING A GAME ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2003, ME AND MY FIANCE' WHERE WATCHING OUR 8 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER PLAY SOCCER. SHE IS THE GOALEY ON HER TEAM. THE COACH ASKED MY FIANCE' TO HELP OUT FROM THE SIDE LINE WITH DEFENCE. HE BEGAN TO TELL THE DEFENCE GIR...

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Law 5 - The Referee

jim of , ks asks...

What is worse to watch, bad comedy or bad reffing?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct

Darryl of , CA asks...

Per question 6045: I don't understand the response that calling for the ball or saying "I've got it" can be considered unsportsmanlike behavior. Letting temamates know you or someone else is going for ball is a part of the game. Maybe this is somet...

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