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High School 3/14/2017

Mike of Lebanon, CT USA asks...

Follow up to the scenario in the referenced question. I was doing a JV HS game a year or so ago (dual system..ugh!). I was lead and the attacker had a ball coming into him around the 6. I was well positioned about 4 yds away level with the 6. The ...

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High School 3/11/2017

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis , IN Usa asks...

There's a ball bouncing and a defender tries to clear the ball but there's an attacker close by. As the defender is trying to clear the ball is low on the ground bouncing and when he tries to clear the ball the attacker bows his head and heads the ba...

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High School 3/10/2017

Sal Flores of Ligonier, IN Usa asks...

If there is a ball going in the air close to the penalty box and a player close to the ball is trying to play it and a the keeper comes out as well and gets the ball first by kicking it out but goes through the player as well is that a foul or not? O...

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High School 3/10/2017

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis , IN Usa asks... Is this a foul or not and why or why not?...

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High School 3/8/2017

steve oneal of Eufaula, Alabama USA asks...

Can a referee call half time or ball game. I one team has been awarded a corner kick or free kick before time ran out?...

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High School 3/2/2017

Lionel Heinold of Ephrata, Washington USA asks...

A defender is just inside of the goal area and to the left of the goal with the keeper behind. I am to the left just inside the penalty area with an unobstructed view. A shot is taken from about 30 yards. The defender has their arms at their side. Th...

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High School 2/18/2017

Kenneth of San Diego, CA US asks...

Is there some 'common sense' leniency applied when considering DOGSO for a Keeper? It just seems a little on the extreme side for a red card to be issued for a careless foul especially when it was because of a great play by the attacker to poke the b...

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High School 12/20/2016

Derek of Cary, IL USA asks...

With the change in offside law by IFAB, have NFHS and NCAA changed their codes yet? If not is there any chance they might?

I am asking about where the IFK is taken if offside is the call....

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High School 12/11/2016

Marc of Walnut Creek, CA United States asks...

I understand that NFHS rules state that once the keeper places the ball for a goal kick, it cannot be moved (to the other side of the 6 yard box). However, what is the penalty if they do? Is this considered time wasting and deserves a caution? just a...

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High School 10/26/2016

Teresa bowers of Pembroke, Ky Christian asks...

During regular season, the referee kept the time and added on for delays due to injuries etc. during a regional tournament game, the announcer counted down the last ten seconds aloud over the speakers and the time was counted by the clock. What happe...

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