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Law 15 - The Throw In 1/12/2019

David Moran of London middlesex, Middlesex United Kingdom asks...

Many thanks for your well-thought out replies to my peeves. I know it's so difficult being a referee. If I was a ref I'd probably send off half the players, which is why I think I'll stay on the couch. I do take issue with the throw ins, however, if ...

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Law 11 - Offside 1/4/2019

Dimitris of Athens, Greece asks... Happy New year..A tricky call here , offside or not? Go at 0:35...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/2/2019

russell of Sydney (home of the worlds best New Year Fireworks), Australia asks...

I agree that deliberate handling is one of the most difficult calls to make in the game - although, I think the call itself is often straightforward, however, the 'sell' of the decision is getting harder every year as we see inconsistent calls in thi...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/29/2018

russell of Sydney (home of the worlds best New Year Fireworks), Australia asks...

Keen to hear the panels thoughts on the awarded penalties and VAR crossed out goal in the Juventus v Sampdoria Serie A.

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/28/2018

Randall Longhouse of ORLANDO, FL United States asks...

With respect to handling, in order to be an offense the action must be deliberate. However, when an attacker is to benefit from a ball to hand and be off to goal, the spirit of the game, and some players, coaches, and referees seem to prefer a broad...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/17/2018

greg of madison, wi usa asks...

what is the best way to approach giving a caution for PI when it's one particular player getting fouled repeatedly?

should you tell the team captains that the next foul against the player will be a caution? announce it out loud so the playe...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 12/16/2018

John of Altanta, Georgia USA asks...

Law 13 states that if the offensive team commits an offense (and not one of the three more serious offenses) and a goal is scored, the penalty kick is retaken.

However, if both the offensive team and the defensive team commit an offense (aga...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/11/2018

Mark Fuchs of Land O Lakes, FLORIDA USA asks...

If a player makes a pass to his teammate that is in an offside position, but a defender tries to intercept the pass before it reaches the receiving teammate, but the defender completely misses the ball, (makes no contact with the ball at all), but is...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/11/2018

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Yes, I like to delve into the finer points, however, only for the purpose of helping to ensure I don't fall onto a trap of making 'Gotcha' calls.

In this particular incident, I can see why the near side AR could feel the ball was 'close', ho...

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Law 11 - Offside 12/10/2018

Dimitris of Athens, Greece asks... The player in offside position didn't touch the ball..Is this offside or not?...

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