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1/19/2018

Chrissy of New Durham , NH USA asks...

My son wears hearing aids on a regular basis. Hes been playing both rec and competitive soccer with them for four years and hasnt had any issues with a ref not allowing him to play until we traveled down to Florida to compete. The ref gave his coac...

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1/19/2018

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Hello,
one more question to point 1) of the previous question please. Can you imagine situations when the referee punishes with free kick the foul of the player from the team which is in advantage?
Thank you!...

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Other 1/18/2018

Jeff Banks of Captain Cook , Hawaii USA asks...

The laws of the game have changed infringement to offence. What is the hierarchy of the terms offence, foul, and misconduct?
Is offence the umbrella term and foul and misconduct fall under it?
Has the term persistent infringement changed?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/18/2018

Phil of Tarzana, CA United States asks...

Really! It would seem to me that if the ball bounced with enough force to reach the edge of the penalty area and then the wind blew it back without touching the floor [I assume ground] from the edge of the penalty area, I would strongly consider aba...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/18/2018

John robison of Sunderlland, Uk asks...

A player is in the opinion of the referee fouled in the opposition' s penalty box. He also thinks the attacker has overreacted and dived.

Can both a penalty be awarded and the attacking player be booked...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 1/17/2018

Ashley Wilkinson of Llandudno junction , Conwy Wales asks...

In a penalty shootout on a really windy day what would the outcome be of a penalty being saved or hitting the woodwork and the wind blew it back without touching the floor from the edge of the penalty area? ...

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Law 5 - The Referee 1/16/2018

Alex Botero of fort collins, colorado USA asks...

I just completed my referee course this past Saturday, and I'm pretty excited to start reffing. I got a confirmation email saying that I will receive a packet shortly with an ID card and more (wasn't specific on what else). It also said that I don't ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/16/2018

Daniel of Bacau, Romania asks...

Many thanks for your answer at my previous question. Please write your answer to the following question:
Being in play, the ball rolls toward the free goal. Just in front of the goal line the goalkeeper stops the ball with a shinguard that he has...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/16/2018

Iain Hodgen of Barnoldswick, United Kingdom asks...

Keeper and attacker challenge for a ball. Keeper takes it clean but feigns the striker injured him when no contact was made. Referee sees there was no contact what does he give ie simulation?
...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/15/2018

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

One additional question please.

Laws tell:* If the ball is in play and a player commits an offence inside the field of play against:
# an opponent - indirect or direct free kick or penalty kick
# a team-mate, substitute, substituted...

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