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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/3/2015

Clark Campbell of BLACKWOOD, Please Select... United Kingdom asks...

A goal is scored and you then notice that the team who scored has 12 players. You disallow the goal but how do you restart the match. If the player who scored is the extra player then it's an indirect free kick from where he interfered. What is the ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/2/2015

Anonymous of NA, USA asks...

In a game I refereed as an assistant some time ago, there was a situation on a corner kick. An attacking player who stood on the far post ran around the goal on the back side (off the field) to the near post, where he received a pass from the corner ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/30/2015

John Cardoza of Masdrid, New York U.S.A. asks...

Fuulback A3 makes a pass to teammate A4.
Keeper A1 'handles' the ball to avoid the
pass from being intercepted by opponent
B2.

Pass back violaton?? ...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 7/29/2015

steven of aus, nsw Australia asks...

if the away team gets the choice for the coin toss at start of normal time. Who gets it for start of extra time and penalties?...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 7/28/2015

Jeff of Des Moines, IA usa asks...

What would you guys say about breaking up a fight on a field if you are a referee who is not actually involved in the game?

At a soccer tournament in my area, our referee tent was right next to a field with 16 year old boys on it. After a te...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/28/2015

Robin of Ottawa, Ont Canada asks...

My friend and I have a disagreement that we are going to let you settle:
Our sons play on the same team. A couple of players on the team have an extreme fondness for the F-word as an adjective. "Great F-ing pass", "Nice F-ing shot"... Of course i...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 7/28/2015

Ian of NPR, FL US asks...

Can two players on the same team wear the same jersey number?...

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Law 16 - Goal Kick 7/27/2015

Dave Dischiavo of Latham, NY USA asks...

Can a player taking a goal kick from thier own goal box turn around and score on their own goal? They would not do this of course; but can they do it legally and score an own goal? If not, who gets the ball and where? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/27/2015

Rod of Bensville, Nsw Australia asks...

Ref gave penalty aganst goalkeeper who took ball at edge of box as striker was coming through, keeper was last man. Penalty was given against keeper for alledgedly elbowing, he was given a yellow card. Keeper had ball, was last man. Should it have b...

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Law 8 - Start and Restart of Play 7/26/2015

Peter of Ipswich, QLD Australia asks...

Is the defending team obligated to retrieve the ball for the attacking side...

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