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Law 11 - Offside 3/11/2019

Paris of Chalkis, Eubia Greece asks...

If a player A is nearer to the goal than any defender and passes to a teammate player B who is also nearer to the goal than any defender is it an offside and does the referee has to stop the rhythm of the game or is it his choice and has to make a de...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/10/2019

David Lovett of Royal Palm Beach, FL United States asks...

I am going to try to ask a simple question on a not so simple subject. Offside.

So Red team player A1 makes a pass to his teammate A2 whom is in an offside position.
As an AR we go into the 'wait and see' mode.

So scen...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/10/2019

Fidel Jaary of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand asks...

Team A vs Team B at penalty shootout, can team A during penalty shootout change the goal keeper with another player and after the kick was taken the keeper is back as goal keeper, can this be done more than once,i.e keeper change with a player and ba...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/6/2019

Peter Babbage of Hjorring, Denmark asks...

Im looking for some clarification regarding the recent incident in the Spurs v Arsenal match. The ball comes into the box to towards Kane. If I recall correctly, Kane went towards the ball and was looking to head it in. He then got a shove in the bac...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/6/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Funny situation last night, in 7-a-side mixed play:

A White team player was shielding the ball on the sideline and a Black player lightly kicked between the shielder's feet and knocked the ball out of play.

That was my opinion, anyw...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/5/2019

Peter of San Francisco, California United States asks...

During a close & heated BU12 competitive game, I *twice* witnessed the following scenario:

Attacking team was fouled in the final third of the field and earned a direct free kick within range of goal. In each case one of the attacking team'...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/4/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

'but I got the ball Ref'. Foul recognition.

Another Arsenal match, another set of questions !!

Two studs up challenges. Two different out comes.

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Law 11 - Offside 3/3/2019

David Bermingham of Herndon, VA United States asks...

US MLS game Rockies vs Portland (
Defender goes down in the box. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/3/2019

Demetrios of Limassol, Cyprus asks...

Hello, i am wondering why a penalty was given for a handball between Napoli v Juventus.The defender didn't have any intention to play the ball with his hand and besides the defender was very closed to the attacker. This penalty rule is interpreted di...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/1/2019

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

From the outset, it was a terrible play by the keeper to a defender who had an attacker bearing down on him - but I'd be calling a foul here.

The attacker certainly couldn't say 'It was all ball, ref!' He has wiped out the defender by conta...

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