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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/3/2020

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Hi!
Thank you so much for your detailed response. I have friends and senior friends that I pride over around here.

However, for the sake of a few of my hard headed fellows who will trust by seeing everything plainly inscribed by seniors ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/30/2020

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Hi!
Law 12 directs that if you apply advantage for a 2nd caution and the offender happens to play the ball again, then you stop play, caution then send off the player and restart with an IDFK unless the player committed a *more serious offence* ....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/30/2020

Refjak of Malindi, Kenya Kenya asks...

Hi! Sorry for being off this site for long! Coronavirus has taken away our pride, but hope football is coming back again! Two qns for today plz:

1. Law 12 allows for a quick restart in case of a cautionable or sending off offence provided th...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/15/2020

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

Thank you for your replies to my recent question. If I may, Id like your views if I were to expand on it. So back to the Manchester Derby. Hypothetically, the ball is played through to Aguero, Cann raises his flag and Dean blows the whistle. De Gea s...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/12/2020

alex wong of richmond hill, ON Canada asks...

law 14 states 'a player of both teams offends the LOTG, the kick is retaken unless a player commits a more serious offence'.
When both teams encroach the penalty area, the kick should be retaken as per the law. However, if the keeper also moves f...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/12/2020

alex wong of richmond hill, ON Canada asks...

During a penalty kick, the pk taker kick the ball lightly forward for a team mate B to rush in and shoot. A defender also rushes in and hold the player B to prevent him from taking the shot. Is this considered dogso and the ref should award a penalty...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/10/2020

Peter Babbage of Hjorring , Denmark asks...

Not so much about a specific law but advice given to top level referees. An incident in the recent Manchester derby had me thinking. Sergio Aguero is played through on goal. Initially he looks offside to me . The assistant raises his flag and I belie...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/9/2020

JAMES NEARY of LEXINGTON, SC United States asks...

Scenario:
Mid-Fielder passes the ball (with the foot) backwards and is 'intended' for the center defender who cannot make the pass due to the pace of the ball and it therefore rolls into the penalty area where the keeper picks the ball up.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/6/2020

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Thanks for the answers.

Explanation for Mr. Grove:

In the Czech edition of the interpretation of the rules is approximately this: 'It is also prohibited if a player takes the ball with one leg, but hits the opponent with the other l...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/6/2020

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Really appreciate all the technical details in the latest response on this topic.

The FIFA clip is an 'oldie but a goodie' on deliberate play, and, the reminder of the definition of a 'save' is handy.

I'm just a grass roots level gu...

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