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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/12/2018

Ryan Brenneman of Charlotte , North Carolina USA asks...

Team is playing four defenders. Right inside D stops a long played ball. The offensive player who played it long is closing quickly. Player looks left and plays a slightly negative ball across the inside of the 18. Goalie takes 3 steps forward from h...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/12/2018

Ryan Brenneman of Charlotte , North Carolina USA asks...

Referee Dawson states in the referenced question that for offsides, what the defender does is not taken into account. Example: striker is PIOP at the PK mark. Rt wing carries past theoutside last defender and turns toward goal. Center defender sees s...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/12/2018

Brian White of Palmer, MA United States asks...

Thanks for you insight into shoulder charges. In the video below:

you state that this is a legal charge.

Yet I see it as a pushing foul, specifically because the arm/elbow come u...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/9/2018

Jeff McCaslin of Gainesville, Virginia USA asks...

When the ball is played back to the keeper by his own team and he handles it within his own goal box, where is the restart? At the spot of the infraction? Even if that is on the goal line? thanks, Jeff...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/9/2018

Eduardo of christmas, fl usa asks...

Please clarify the statement in LAW 13. Am I understanding correctly that the second bullet below would only occur if the free kick left the penalty area and then came back in? Also, it doesn't have to be deliberate, any handling would apply correc...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/8/2018

Fuzesya Anatol of Sighet, MM Romania asks...

Why was the goal disallowed? It is minute 2 of the game. Thank you!...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/7/2018

Christian L Casimir of kaukauna, WI United States asks...

I am a keeper. I made a save on a hard shot one on one. I got up with the ball and realized my sock and shin guard were askew. I sat the ball down to readjust it and picked it up...I was well within the 6 secs..The ref called a foul on me. I have...

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Law 5 - The Referee 10/6/2018

Ethan Banaszak of CAMERON PARK, CA USA asks...

During the match, if the ball strikes the referee then goes directly out of bounds without touching any other player, what would be the correct restart?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/5/2018

terri d. of oakton, va usa asks...

A defender shields the ball rolling towards her goalie with her arms. She did not kick the ball, but the ball comes within playing distance to her, for her to shield; are her out-stretch arms allowed for shielding?...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/5/2018

Dr Yott of Preston, UK asks...

Offside again :)

Defense push forward in a line with the ball leaving Attacker1 on edge on penalty spot in an offside position.

Attacker2 tackles, wins ball, dribbles forward to goal line / corner (ball now ahead of Attacker1) and p...

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