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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/2/2018

Glen Brizendine of Youngsville, Nc Usa asks...

Penalty Kick:
1st identified kicker steps up takes the PK and misses. The AR signals a Keeper infraction (off the line early) kick to be re-taken.
Question: CAN the team taking the kick now identify a new kicker to take the second PK (the re-...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/2/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

Recent Law rewrites have been made to bring consistency to other Laws.

It seems odd to me that if a throw-in is never in play but done improperly (foot raised, or one-handed, etc.) that the throwing team should lose possession.


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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 10/2/2018

Melwyn of Mumbai, Maharashtra India asks...

Thank you for clarifying my query (Ref: 32762). In a similar case, what if the players swap position without informing the Referee? Does the referee allow the kick to be taken and then caution both players? After the caution, allowing the goal to sta...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/2/2018

patrick of richboro, pa usa asks...

If the ball carrier is not offside but one of his teammates is in an offside position but the ball carrier never passes to him can he ever be called offside?...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 10/1/2018

Eduardo Bertot of Chriistmas, Fl Usa asks...

A free kick inside your own penalty area must leave penalty area to be in play (ie goal kick) or kick is retaken. Is there an exception however if there is handling before ball leaves penalty area. Example keeper takes goal kick and a teammate handle...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/1/2018

Tom of Denver, Co Usa asks...

One of my most difficult calls to make is shoulder to shoulder but one player puts more shoulder into in than another, and when it is correct to call a foul. I know shoulder to shoulder is legal but coming in from an angle with excessive speed, I wil...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 10/1/2018

Robert Husband of Rothbury, MI United States asks...

A player is throwing the ball inbounds, he commits a throw in violation ( both feet not on ground) but ball does not cross the in bounds line. Does he get to re throw the ball or not....

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/30/2018

Melwyn of MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA India asks...

During normal time, the attacking team has been awarded a penalty kick as the defender pulled down the attacker in the penalty area during his run towards the goal. Whilst the penalty kick is been taken, can the defending team swap their regular keep...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 9/30/2018

Sadie of Vancouver , B.C Canada asks...

I have a tiny cartilage hoop earring in. I cant get it off for some reason and I was wondering if it would be ok to play with. Its so small that if I got hit in the head I dont think it would do damage and its way to small woth get caught on someones...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/30/2018

GARY of nashua, nh 03060 asks...

Player goes to head the ball in penalty area, defensive player lunges at him in a reckless fashion and makes head contact to the other player (didn't seem like he meant to head butt him-but also didn't have a realistic chance of winning the ball cle...

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