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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/27/2018

Petr of Prague, Prague Czech Republic asks...

Hello,
one additional question please.

LOTG say this: 'If the ball touches the ground before entering, the throw-in is retaken by the same team from the same position. If the throw-in is not taken correctly it is retaken by the
oppos...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/15/2018

Matthew Stone of Cameron Park, CA USA asks...

Just curious if anyone has experienced this before. I made a call per rule 12 regarding impeding and wondering if I may have been a little too quick in calling. Blue Player A (defender) gets ball and travelling towards his own goal to reset play, a...

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Character, Attitude and Control 10/3/2018

steve of oakland, CA usa asks...

Is this something I could say in a pre-game check in with players, tell them that if anyone runs into the goal to get the ball after scoring that it will be an automatic yellow card?...

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Law 7 - The Duration of the Match 9/24/2018

Tim Fullmer of Horseheads, New York United States asks...

During our game the opposing goalie came out of the penalty box with ball in hand. Rightfully the ref called a handball just outside the box. Little to our knowing there was just a few seconds left on the clock. As soon as our player kicked it toward...

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Other 9/19/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Years ago, I was at a high school basketball game and a dad was in the stands, yelling instructions to his son.

The coach and referees surely heard the noise but let it go.

At one point, the son turned to his dad and very clearly mi...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/18/2018

Gary Robinson of Pleasant Grove, UT 84062 asks...

I was the center referee on a U15 boys game. Late in the first half, a red team attacker was dribbling down the left side of the field. A blue defender came in with a legal shoulder challenge. The red attacker stumbled, fell, and landed on the bal...

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Law 5 - The Referee 9/13/2018

Paul of Gold Coast, Queensland Australia asks...

Hi
Can the referee make a decision regarding offside with out the assistant ref raising their flag...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/7/2018

Ajmal of Toronto, On Canada asks...

Hello,

I applied advantage to a foul committed, but during the advantage the ball was directly passed to a teammate who was declared offside.

Is the restart the initial foul, or the subsequent offside?

Thanks....

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League Specific 8/25/2018

tony of minneapolis, mn usa asks...

Had an unfortunate situation in a tournament this weekend that I don't think I handled correctly but would like your advice.

In youth tournaments, frequently there is typically a 'mercy rule' where if a team scores over a certain goal differ...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 8/17/2018

Sam of El Dorado Hills, CA USA asks...

While I agree that the ball must leave the penalty area to be in play, the real question for me is must the ball be in play for a goal kick to be 'complete'? LOTG do not make such a distinction. In this scenario, the ball HAS left the penalty area ...

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