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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/11/2017

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, Virginia United States asks...

In judging whether contact between 1-on-1 opponents racing toward the goal is fair or foul, it seems to me that in a fair shoulder challenge the opponent would always have a lateral/sideways component to any stumble/fall.
Has the panel ever see...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/10/2017

Jeff Reiner of Kona, HI USA asks...

Is the term 'infringement' used for fouls and misconducts? Is it a general term for an offense? Is there a FIFA definition for infringement?

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/10/2017

Zluvka of Liberec, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

the player processes the ball with his chest and the front of his shoulder at the same time (part of the ball with chest and part of the ball with the front of the shoulder). Is it an offense?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/8/2017

Shaun Inwood of Wellington, Select a state/region New Zealand asks...

If there is a corner and the keeper yells Mine or I got it and the attackers think it was one of their own players and subsequently left the ball, is this considered unsporting behaviour?
I believe this has happened to my team this year and I tho...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/7/2017

adam wallace of nakayama, yamagata japan asks...

many thanks-this was from the current futsal rule book...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/5/2017

adam wallace of yamagata, Japan asks...

rule on outside agents states:
'they must disallow the goal if: " the other person was an outside agent or official from one of the teams and interfered with play' " 'they must allow the goal if: " " the other person was a player, substi...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/4/2017

Fred Plenn of Seaville, NJ USA asks...

If the goalie is out of the box and there is one defender between the goal and the player the ball is passed to, how is offside interpreted. Does it need to be 2 players from the opposing team between the goal and the offensive player in that situat...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/3/2017

Dave Greene-Taylor of Bromley, Kent UK asks...

A referee recently gave a handball decision against our goalkeeper.

The keeper was outside the penalty area but the ball remained on the 18 yard line.

The ref said that the ball must be inside the line.

This is the first in...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/31/2017

Gary Graham of Glasgow, Scotland asks...

If a player is running through to a ball is onside and a player who is in an offside position but not interfering with play makes a move towards the ball but does not play the ball, is he offside and a foul given ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/30/2017

Paul Virdo of Milton, Ontario Canada asks...

Question about advantage on a careless foul that interferes with a promising attack.

Let's assume there is no question that if I blow my whistle I am issuing a caution.

If I allow advantage, am I essentially saying the promising a...

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