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Law 11 - Offside 5/21/2019

James cottell of Burton , England asks...

Ive been reading the offside law and wondered why it differentiates between the feet and body?

There must be a specific reason as to why its wrote like that but cant think of any?

Obviously you can lead with your foot/feet in front ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/21/2019

engin ataman of olympia, WA United States asks...

starting at 19th second of the video. there is a handball situation. what is your take on this?

Thank you as always.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/19/2019

Michael Joseph Plaziuk of Orewa, Auckland New Zealand asks...

When is a nudge/lean in the back of an attacking player, not an offense by the defending player? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/18/2019

Doug Crawford of Oakland, CA US asks...

Hi fellow refs - A drop by the goalie vs a bounce by the goalie?
When I saw this action by the Chicago Fire goalie in real time at the stadium I thought maybe the goalie might have let the ball drop deliberately, sort of like bouncing the ball, ?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/17/2019

Osman Tanburac─▒ of London, United Kingdom asks...

Wow! thank you for all the answers. I have now the video of the incident and i think i am obliged to share it with you. Here you go:

Hyped about your answers that will co...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/15/2019

Thomas of Citrus Heights, CA United States asks...

In my scenario there are two players who have been going at it a bit too aggressively with the arms and hands on 50/50 balls. They are both doing it equally and so I have not called a foul on them yet. I have verbally warned them twice. On another...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/15/2019

Antonis Klidas of Athens, Greece asks...

In the recent cup final PAOK vs. AEK in Greece (Saturday 11 May 2019), there were two cases of penalty against PAOK:
1. In the first case, the ball hits clearly the hand of a PAOK defender. The VAR pointed this out to the referee, who eventually ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/15/2019

Peter Babbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

I have become a little confused with what constitutes dangerous play. I am aware that some incidents may be a matter of opinion. For instance a player slides in studs first. Even if he gets the ball, surely it is still dangerous. The same with a high...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/14/2019

Osman Tanburac─▒ of London, United Kingdom asks...

Hi there. I want to ask about a conduct me and my friends have been arguing on about. Two players running towards the penalty area shoulder on shoulder while the attacking player in possession of the ball. He gets a little ahead and raises his right ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/13/2019

Tim Peters of San Antonio, TX USA asks...

I had a defender in the penalty box make a high kick while trying to clear the ball with another player challenging. The referee blew the whistle and pointed to the penalty spot, I said why is it a PK, dangerous play should be a indirect kick.

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