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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/4/2017

Steven of new york, ny USA asks...

My final question is that it seems like a goal kick is actually a better 'advantage' to give a defending team rather than a direct free kick from the same location.

Say a defending player is fouled at the 6 yard box while the ball goes out o...

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Law 11 - Offside 11/4/2017

Steven of new york, ny USA asks...

Can drawing repeated offside fouls get a player a 'delaying restart' caution? Say Team A is winning and Player #5 from Team A keeps intentionally staying 20-30 yards behind the defenders, calling for the ball, and then taking an offside penalty becau...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/4/2017

Steven of new york, ny USA asks...

Is it correct to give a player a caution for persistent infringement of fouls that do not involve contact (i.e. consistent dangerous play, consistent goalkeeper infractions, etc)...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 11/4/2017

Chris Salmon of Dallas, Georgia USA asks...

Have there been any new rule changes or any rules in general, in regards to players retrieving a scored goal from the opposing teams net?

After a game today, I was walking with our coach when the AR from our game ran up to us and told the ...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 11/3/2017

Jake Zulewski of Appleton, Wisconsin USA asks...

An offensive player left the field of play to chase down a ball that was kicked out of bounds along the touch line. He tossed the ball to his teammate who proceeded to take a legal throw in. The ball was thrown to the corner of the field where no off...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/3/2017

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

There was a specific play during a game that took place a couple of weeks ago that keeps bugging me. A defender, who is a poor slide tackler given the age, continues sliding throughout the game. On one particular play, this defender sprints to meet a...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 11/2/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

Sir, Can a teammate gets the ball inside the penalty area during a quick goalkick? first I see that there is no restriction that how many players teammate or opp are in goal area but I heard that if a opponent or teammate collects the ball in goal ar...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/2/2017

Muhammad Rizwan of Abbottabad, Abbottabad Pakistan asks...

R/Sir,

here a referee gave a penalty kick to a team the opp goalkeeper clearly hold the attacking team player while he was trying to chase the ball. Offense looks like a caution-able. The opp team protesting against the referee that goalkee...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/2/2017

Iain Doleman of Las vegas, NV USS asks...

Attacker inside the PA and in an onside position chips ball over goalkeeper defender deliberately handles the ball which enters the goal mouth, referee blows whistle for a goal, gives defender a red card.
However, the whistle was blown prior to t...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 11/2/2017

Tom Schaller of River Forest, IL USA asks...

I was asked by a fellow ref what the call should be in a U10 game (no more intentional heading).
On a corner kick the defender, standing on his own goal line headed the ball into his own net. The ball was probably not going to go into the goal on...

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