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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/17/2017

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN USA asks...

I also had another question. If the ball is half outside of the penalty line and half on the penalty line and the keeper grabs it with his or her hands, is it a handball or not? ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/17/2017

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN Usa asks...

Question 1. If a defender has his hand in his stomach and an attacker kicks the ball and it hits him on the defender's hand is it a hand ball?
Question 2. If a defender puts his hand up to protect his face as an attacker kicks the ball and hits ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/17/2017

Neel Chopra of Oakville, ON Canada asks...

The question relates to indoor soccer though could apply to outdoor.

There's a tussle for the ball with a little pushing between player 'A' and his opponent. Player 'A' gets a bloody nose from a sucker punch thrwon by the opponent. Opponent ...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/16/2017

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Since the 2016 update to the offside law, I've noticed less than full adoption of the new guidelines, in amateur ranks. I hope your panel can help.

Are there some video examples that show the following?:

- placement of the free kick...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/15/2017

Mike of Carrollton, Texas United States asks...

Should a goal be disallowed if a player is in an offside position but the player in an onside position takes a shot that the goalkeeper saves but in turn falls to the player in offside position when shot was taken and that player scores?

My ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/15/2017

Jacob Lee-Hart of Wallasey, Merseyside United Kingdom asks...

If a team commits multiple fouls against a single player, can you book a player for a challenge that wouldn't normally be a bookable offence, but is on the player who is repeatedly fouled?

So, say if Eden Hazard is repeatedly foule...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/15/2017

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Defenders are lined up at midfield. Attacker A on the offside position sprints back right at the middle spot of the circle towards a crisp pass headed upfield. Since attacker A beat all the defenders to the ball, defenders freeze and then start movin...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/15/2017

russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

How on earth can this not be offside !!!

But wait...


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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/14/2017

Jack of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

In a recent collection of match incidents presented by Football Federation Australia (FFA), they included the following:

At 1:19, the ball makes contact with Dimi Petratos' arm, before his ...

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Law 17 - The Corner Kick 3/14/2017

Lindsey Lewis of Conway, AR USA asks...

Please help answer the official rule related to this recent play. This occurred during a game and an assistant made a call requiring a retaking of the kick and the disallowing of the goal which had just been scored.

A ball is placed at rest...

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