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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 7/21/2019

Kara of Ottawa, Ontario Canada asks...

[No Ref game]
The ball was going out, off of the opposing team, and my teammate defended the position to the ball, without touching it, until it went out of bounds. The opponent said he saw the ball touch my teammate's shirt before it went out. T...

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Law 11 - Offside 7/20/2019

Dave Mirren of Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia asks...

An attacker is standing in an offside position just beyond the halfway line.

A teammate plays a through ball, which the attacker chases, and touches near the opposing goalline.

Is the free kick awarded near halfway where the attacke...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 7/16/2019

Joaquin Donis of Plantation, FL usa asks...

I have never seen this shot. The attacking team is given a shot about 20 steps from the goal. All the defending team, with the goalie, lines up as if they were goalie. The whole goal is defended by the whole team. What kind of shot or foul is this.
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/14/2019

Chris Y. of El Dorado Hills, CA US asks...

Offensive player A has received the ball and entered the penalty area. Player A is barely inside the box, near the 18, and near the goal line and is playing with their back to the goal. Player A is shielding the ball and is stagnant with 2 defender...

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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 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/9/2019

Larry of Danville, CA US asks...

Here is my other question in regards to the new handling rule.

The Law states: 'If the goalkeeper attempts to clear (release into play) a throw-in or deliberate kick from a team-mate but the clearance fails, the goalkeeper can then handle th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/9/2019

Larry of Danville, CA US asks...

Two questions on the new change to Law 12 in regards to handling. I'll send them in two separate posts.

Even if accidental, it is now an offense if 'a player gains control/possession of the ball after it has touched their hand/arm and then s...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/9/2019

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

After the whistle but before the ball is kicked while team White is taking a free kick in the attacking half, among the crowded White and Blue players awaiting the ball some 2 or 3m away from the 18yrd area is Blue10 positioned behind White7. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 7/9/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

'usually' v 'not usually' !!

As Ref Grove mention's " some of the new wording is still open for debate on DHB.

The LOTG seem to make contradictions (or at least counter arguments) when the they state within the 'It is usually an off...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 7/8/2019

John Nagel of Wilmette, IL USA asks...

I attended US v. Mexico Gold Cup final yesterday and was really surprised to see the CR completely ignore the required procedure for goal kicks. The team taking the kick would have a second player receive the ball from the keeper well inside the pen...

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