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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/23/2018

Frederick Plenn of Seaville, NJ United States asks...

If the attacking team is awarded an indirect free kick in the penalty area but less than 10 yards from goal and the defense is lined up on the goal line. Since they are within 10 yards, is there any difference as to when they may attack the ball (1s...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 9/22/2018

Paul Graham of Carlisle , Cumbria United Kingdom asks...

Nail Extensions, should they be permitted in football without any controlling criteria. I have read the answers to a recent question on this from Male referees. However, I don't believe they are experienced to make a correct judgment as they've never...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/22/2018

russell of Syeney, Australia asks...

As it seems like nobody else has asked...

...I'd like to here the panels thoughts on the Red card for Ronaldo.

For me, I think it is possibly one of the softest red's handed out, however, I really like the fact that it was given.
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Law 5 - The Referee 9/20/2018

john of los angeles, CA usa asks...

Is it a problem to use colored whistles? The rest of my uniform is completely standard (black shoes, black hat if needed) but my collection of whistles are neon colors like orange, yellow, green, pink. I do this to be able to easily locate them in my...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/20/2018

john scar of adelaide, sa Australia asks...

When in the penalty box a defender crosses his arms in a X formation in front of his chest in a protective manner so as to soften the impact of the ball coming directly at his chest, penalty or no penalty? Please note the shot is directly on goals.
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Jamaal of Maple ridge , British Columbia Canada asks...

Just preface I am the goalie in this scenario. There was a bunch of players from both in the goalie box fighting for control of the ball. Im standing back a bit waiting to see the ball. I see the ball and dive for it getting and end up with the ball ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Alex Camacho of Temple City, CA US asks...

Scenario. Red player is fouled and receives a DFK. Blue player delays the restart. Red Coach yells 'Ref we should not need to ask for 10 yards'. Blue player puts his figure to his lips to 'quiet' Red Coach.

What would you do as a ref in...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Kevin McKinnon of Galt, CA United States asks...

when a ball is kicked by opposing team but comes short of the penalty area. Can the goalie kick the ball into the penalty area so he can pick it up? Is that legal?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

The talk around the water cooler this morning was on the first goal for PSG in their match away to Liverpool in the UCL.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wE73zkVOQX0

Cavani of PSG was clearly in an offside position when the ball was ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul recognition

Please talk me through the foul given just after the 37 min mark in the Liverpool v PSG UCL match today.

https://www.fullmatchesandshows.com/2018/09/18/liverpool-vs-paris-saint-germain-highlights-full-match/#2
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