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Spencer Bader of Santa Rosa, CA - North USA asks...

With the current instructions about the AR having responsibility for judging goals and the movement of the goal keeper on a kick from the penalty mark, has there been any progress toward agreement on the mechanics for signaling when the keeper moved ...

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chris griffin of woodbridge, va US asks...

What is the difference between serious foul play and violent conduct, and do you handle both situations differently or the same? What are some examples?...

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Nguyen Son of Hanoi, Hanoi Vietnam asks...

What the detailed definition of a hat trick in a football match? Is it the way to apply for the a player who purely scored 03 goals in a match (90 minute)? Or it must be the consecutive goals that is not interupted by any goal from the other side or....

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Nick Wallace of Ephrata, WA USA asks...

I recently watched the USSF video "Myths of the Game". In the video was a segment on throw-ins, during which the commentator stated that there is nothing in Law 15 prohiting spin or rotation. This is true and accurate...The commentator then stated ...

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Paul of Plymouth, asks...

Say if play is in the midfield and two players are having an off-the-ball confrontation in one of the penalty areas. When stopping the game, how do you restart - do you award a penalty or continue with a drop ball from where the play was when you st...

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Kicks From The Penalty mark

Chris of , asks...

Penalty Shoot Outs - I was assistant at a match the other night, and after the referee had gone, the fourth official, and the other assistant and I came up with the following queries from the penalty shoot-out:..1) In the depth of injury time during ...

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Ben of , Australia asks...

1. An indirect free kick taken by a player outside his own penalty area is played back to the keeper. The goalie is taken by surprise and the ball goes into the net...

2. Because of snow both teams ask for the match to be abandoned at h...

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Ian Kimpton of , asks...

If an indirct free kick is given for a backpass, it is taken from where the defender passes the ball back, or where the goalkeeper picks it up? Similarly, for offsides, is the freekick taken from where the player was when the ball was played, or wher...

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What are the rules of soccer...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks

david nichols of , asks...

what if a goalkeeper recieves a ball from a throwin from his own teammate and picks the ball up with his hands not more than 7 ft. away from his own you award the opposing team a indirect free kick?if so what about the 10yd.rule? there isn`t ...

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