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Question Number: 14473

Other 11/19/2006

RE: competitive Under 17

maria of delano, california california asks...

what exactly does a forward do? I want to know the places that the forward is alowed to be in?

Answer provided by Referee Ben Mueller

Forward can go wherever they want on field just as any player. Forwards are usually the players that score and usually play ahead of the defenders and midfielders.



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Answer provided by Referee Jeroen Krijvenaar

Yes, a forward can go anywhere on the pitch, as long as he does not use his hands , and not make any fouls he can do what and stand where he wants, But in reality you will hardly see them in their own team defence zone, as these are normally the guys who need to be upfront to score the goals.



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