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Law 18 - Common Sense 9/17/2019

james henry okwiri of nairobi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Upon a corner kick, a keeper collides with a strike simultaneously however the striker during contact heads the ball out of play. Should the referee award a penalty . ...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 9/1/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

While in agreement with the general thoughts of the panel regarding if the pass was intended for the keeper - if not intended, then wave it off as not an issue " should we acknowledge the wording from George (of PARANGARECUTIRIMICUARO " such a uniqu...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 8/8/2019

almarosa moreno of monrovia, ca usa asks...

1. Not considering the special case of a penalty, can you give 3 times that a free kick is taken from the a spot other than where the offense occurred?

2. Assitant referee should normally be positioned on the offside line ( second to last de...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 7/13/2019

Jack of Castle Rock, CO USA asks...

Complicated one:
Ball is kicked from midfield by an offensive player to an opponent's goalkeeper. The keeper controls the ball with his feet from within the penalty area (he never uses his hands). He then dribbles outside the area, feels pressure...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 6/22/2019

John J. O'Hara of Berlin, NJ United States asks...

I have no other place to rant so here goes. 1. I'm getting a little tired of hearing Lalas going on about goalkeepers cheating.Oh to be a 25 year old referee with a pocket full of yellow and red cards for diving-not so much in the women's game but de...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 2/7/2019

Tony of BAllston Soa, NY USA asks...

Can a player score a goal from a position where he is not standing on the field of play...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 1/28/2019

greg of houston, tx usa asks...

is calling fouls differently on the field vs. in the box (resulting in a PK) a legitimate practice or should a foul always be the same no matter where it occurs?

this weekend i was doing a game and on a near 50-50 ball, 1v1 with attacker and...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 11/29/2018

Andrei of LA, USA asks...

What does it mean when a player says 'Me' during the field?

Does it mean the same thing as 'leave it' or 'mine', as in, let the ball go and leave it to me?

Or can it mean something else, such as 'I'm defending him' / 'I got him'.
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Law 18 - Common Sense 10/23/2018

Nicholas Keresey of London, United Kingdom asks...

In a professional match, a player is through on goal. He has beaten the keeper and only open goal stands in front of him. However, just before he strikes the ball, a fan has run onto the pitch and tackles him, and thus denying a certain goal. What wo...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 9/30/2018

Sadie of Vancouver , B.C Canada asks...

I have a tiny cartilage hoop earring in. I cant get it off for some reason and I was wondering if it would be ok to play with. Its so small that if I got hit in the head I dont think it would do damage and its way to small woth get caught on someones...

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