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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/19/2017

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, Indiana USA asks...

There was a play between neymar and sami khedira in the second leg of the barcelona vs juvenuts. As khedira was clearing the ball, neymar try blocking the ball, but was a little deflection from neymar's cleats but his studs hit khedira's foot. Is it ...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/19/2017


Suppose my teammate passes me the forward to me when I am in onside position, i.e. the opponent defenders are ahead to me. I beat them and reaches to the space between the opponent goalkeeper and the defenders, but I find that my another teammate was...

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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 4/19/2017

Adhish of New York, New York USA asks...

If a player standing inside the goal line saves the goal before the ball crosses the line. Will the goal be considered?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/18/2017

Barry of dublin, dublin ireland asks...

My question is if a player is fouled outside the area and his momentum brings him into the box can the ref then award a penalty? this question is in response to champions league game between Leicester city and athletico madrid. not so much about that...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/17/2017

Jeff B of Boulder, CO United States asks...

In the referenced question, the ball was deliberately kicked by a defensive player and went to the keeper who picked it up (though arguably it was not originally *intended for* the keeper). In a previous question on the same subject (http://asktheref...

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Law 11 - Offside 4/16/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

PIOP involved in a goal ?

In the Stoke v Hull match this weekend, the Hull goal scored looked like it may have had a PIOP (No.24) become involved in the play that lead to the gaol.

In the scramble that was the lead up to the Hull g...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/16/2017

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Fair goal or foul.

Fast forward to the 1.10 mark

On field call was a fair goal. I ask as these kind of challenges are among the ones that I get the most 'debate' from players in my matches.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/15/2017

John of Newport News, VA United States asks...

Is there a rule in the laws of the game about a player not being able to play the ball if he is on the ground or could that be a local rec rule? If so what rule does that come under?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 4/15/2017

David Matos of Jonesboro, Georgia USA asks...

In our game today a PK was awarded to our team. We took the PK and it was blocked by the keeper, a defenseman then grabbed the bouncing ball in the 6 yard box. We had 3-4 players running in for the ball at the time.

The Ref Cautioned (Yellow...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 4/13/2017

Carlos of Mountainside, NJ USA asks...

A free kick has been awarded to the attacking team a couple of yards outside the penalty box. As normally happens, both teams prepare for the kick. The defending team focuses on their wall and the attackers focus on playing a rebound. There is no off...

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