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Question Number: 27329

Law 10 - Method of Scoring 4/21/2013

RE: Rec Under 15

Ashley of London, Canada asks...

A the goalkeeper, assisted by a strong wind, kicks the ball from his hands directly up into the opponents' goal. No other player has touched the ball. Will the Referee
-Allow a Goal?
-Award a Goal Kick?
-Award a Free Kick?

Answer provided by Referee Joe McHugh

Hi Ashley
As the ball is in play the goalkeeper can score from a punt. Indeed if the goalkeeper could throw the ball that far or kick the ball that far from a goal kick a goal would also be awarded.



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Answer provided by Referee Dennis Wickham

It's a goal. Note: some U-little leagues on small fields create a different rule.



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Answer provided by Referee Keith Contarino

As this is U15, why would you consider anything other than a goal



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