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Law 15 - The Throw In 7/2/2018

Yo Mama of Ridgefield, WA United States asks...


On the first day of fall season I reffed a Girls U-14 in the evening. The visiting team was from another town with which we have had difficulty on the infrequent occasions that we play them.

The visiting fans voiced objec...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 7/2/2018

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

Hello. I appreciate your comments,especially the evening match. All saves were BLATANTLY UNLAWFUL but guess you will always support the referee! Also why wasnt the Danish defender sent off for stopping the Croatian player tap the ball in, he should b...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/1/2018

John Lubeck of Livermore, CA United States asks...

Croatia Denmark Round of 16
An absolutely clear and unequivocal DOGSO. YC given. Statements abound that the rules have changed. I read the 2018/19 Law of the Game. The only change I see is that IF ADVANTAGE is played a YC is given whether a go...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/1/2018

Chris Thomas of Fairfield, CA United States asks...

What has changed in the Laws of the Game that allowed a yellow card to be issued to Denmark during their match with Croatia when a goal scoring goal opportunity was denied by a penal foul in the box? More importantly, how did the VAR referees not s...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/1/2018

Al Fiero of Syracuse, New York USA asks...

If an opponent has a hand ball in the box and the ball rolls into the goal... is it a self goal or a handball? I would say it should warrant a penalty kick because a hand ball immdiately effects the course of play.

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 7/1/2018

Douglas Wix of Liverpool, Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

Simple question. Ref tells goalkeeper dont move off your line before ball is kicked,yet just now a clear infringement by Akinfeev but no retake. No one in tv studio mentioned it. Why no retake or scrap that law altogether. I expect you will just supp...

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Law 5 - The Referee 7/1/2018

John Stingelin of Naperville, IL United States asks...

Am I correct in observing that referees in the World Cup are signalling 'Advantage/Play On' with a single arm instead of the double arm up swoop I was taught?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/1/2018

Matthew Plodinec of Bristow, VA United States asks...

Curious as to your view on the handling pk in the Russia/Spain match. The Spanish player attempted to head the ball and the player behind him headed it off his arm from behind. I have said at this level nothing is unintentional, but this seems almos...

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Law 4 - The Players Equipment 6/30/2018

Leila of Denton, TX USA asks...

So i got my nose pierced 2 weeks ago and im asking if i put in a clear plastic nose ring in for games? Does it really matter if i wear a plastic one or no


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Law 8 - The Start and Restart of Play 6/30/2018

Ivan Cardona of Hallandale, Fl Usa asks...

Does the referee need to blow the whistle on a dropped ball restart. I ask since it's called and play atopped with a whistle a whistle is needed to restart. I get told Diffrent ways but I see in the world cup the referees don't whistle on dropped bal...

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