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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/10/2019

Joseph search of Warrington , Cheshire England asks...

In the Liverpool Man City game today I dont believe the ref or var gave the penalty because the new law states if an attacker handles the ball any goal that results from it must be ruled out. What do you think thanks...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/9/2019

Jesse from of Wallumbilla, Queensland Australia asks...

During a professional game, the play is in mid field, a ball has been kicked and comes off a players head, and gone straight up into the air, maybe 10-15 m. That player is standing waiting for it to come down.

An opposition player is runnin...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 11/9/2019

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro , Ca Sacratomato asks...

Big debate amongst colleagues... on a penalty kick in the middle of the game, goalie blocks a PK, can the attacker score on the second touch? I am being told no but I can't find anything in the rule book that says play is over as soon as goalie block...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/8/2019

David Rosenblatt of Encino, California United States asks...

A Blue Team player has a breakaway, with only the Red Team goalkeeper between the Blue Team player and the goal. Suddenly a Red Team substitute runs onto the field and makes a careless tackle from behind, bringing down the Blue Team player before he...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/8/2019

Terri D of Oakton, VA USA asks...

Are there any rules on goalie hindrance during corner kicks?
I started noticing in my kid's games and on TV, opposing players will try to block/pen the goalie in during corner kicks to impede their vision and/or movement. Is this all...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/8/2019

Jason C. of La Crosse, WI USA asks...

I've seen a number of cautions for handling lately similar to this one -
I'm assuming this is for 'handling the ball to interfere with or stop a promising attack....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/7/2019

ynon of haifa, haifa israel asks...


I want to ask a question about the new 2020 law for non deliberate handball.
Player A who is in the defending team, gets the ball in the middle of field by his hand, but non deliberate handball. Player A immediately becomes an att...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/6/2019

Larry of Danville, CA USA asks...

I'm having a hard time understanding this one. As ref Jason Wright states 'we tend to allow the pre-emptive protection in a wall being a necessary part of a FK'. I agree with that, but why would we see the same general scenario differently in general...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/6/2019

J R WILLIAMS of Barry, United Kingdom asks...

If the ref sees an accidental hand ball in the build up to a goal, but let's the goal stand, would VAR still then overrule it?

If VAR would overrule, doesn't this mean all accidental handballs should be given, as they could all, in theory, l...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/5/2019

jeff of carmel, indiana usa asks...

Keeper blocks a shot and has the ball in his hands. He then sets the ball down like he is going to kick it but then picks it back up, foul? I though that as long as the keeper does not play the ball he is allowed to pick it back up....

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