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Question Number: 7066

Law 17 - Corner Kick

jason of , CT asks...

Corner Kick goes directly into Goal, what is the restart?.Is it the same for a Goal Kick and the Kickoff

Answer provided by Referee Chuck Fleischer

All of these kicks entering the opponent's goal directly result in a goal. The restart in all cases is kick off. ..Regards,

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Answer provided by Referee Keith Contarino

Any direct kick including kick offs and goal kicks, that go directly into the goal without touching any player is scored as a goal. The only restarts where a ball must be touched before going into the goal before it counts are indirect free kicks,dropped ball, and throw-ins. Of course, the ball must be in play and one cannot score against ones self on any restart.

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Answer provided by Referee Gary Sebalja

Corner and kick off and kicks are scored if they go directly into the opponents goal. balls going into your own goal is a rekick for a goal kick as it did not leave the 18. Corner becomes a corner at your end and kick off must go foward.

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Answer provided by Referee Morley

As stated, it's a goal therefore the correct re-start is a kick off..Cheers

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