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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/2/2018

Zach of Istanbul, Turkey asks...

Hello

Can hou plz comment on the penalty given, in the link below. Is it a penalty? Does it have any resemblance with the Neymar penalty that was retracted by VAR?
Thnx
https://youtu.be/0jCvNur7jUI?t=1m26s...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/1/2018

Glen Brizendine of Raleigh, NC USA asks...

Attacking team commits foul in the penalty area at around the Goal box (6). Ball is placed for direct kick, I pushed the attacking team all the way out of the Penalty Area which ended up being a distance of apx. 12 yds. The Attacking team coach was ...

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Law 1- The Field 8/31/2018

John of Ireland , Ireland Ireland asks...

Hi, i just reffed a game on a field that had some AstroTurf on it, one strip in one box (penalty spot) and the goal area and penalty spot in the other box. Is that permitted? I know that the laws allow for a hybrid system if the competition allows fo...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/28/2018

K Turner of Las Vegas, NV USA asks...

Had an indoor game tonight with tons of handballs on both teams and calls of inconsistency as to when I whistled for a foul or not. I really only have some doubt on a couple situations when a ball is passed to a player who is not being challenged an...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/27/2018

Tim Bannon of Chicago , Illinois USA asks...

Two goalie punt scenarios, both happened in one game.
Goalie punts ball, straight up into the air, and catches his own punt. Is that a violation. Seems as it it should be but cant determine what rules was violated.
In second incident, again...

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Law 15 - The Throw In 8/26/2018

james of cranbourne north, australia asks...

Hi,

If a ball is thrown in, however crosses the line out of the field of play, then, without touching the ground a player from inside the field of play attempts to retrieve the ball using his foot, but fails and the ball goes off his foot an...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/21/2018

Irishkeeper of Sydney, NSW Australia asks...

Two players lie injured on the ground the referee stops play immediately and then AR2 advises the referee that a player has elbowed one of the players on the ground in back play. After issuing a red car for violent conduct what is the restart - dropp...

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Law 1- The Field 8/21/2018

kenneth blair of aberdeen, Scotland asks...

well guys sorry you all missed it but Kepa when walking to his goal before the coin toss you can see him drag his foot outside the 18yrd box in the middle he continues to the goal line puts his back to the goal looks left and right makes sure he is i...

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Law 10 - Determining the Outcome of a Match 8/20/2018

Ákos of Budapest, Pest Hungary asks...

Greetings!
I would like to know, if a goalkeeper can score a goal by direcly tossing the ball into the opposing team's goal.
i have found older answers for this question, but i would like to know if is it still like that or is it changed sinc...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 8/20/2018

Ken of aberdeen, Scotland asks...

Is it still against the rules for a goalkeeper to scratch a line with his boot halfway between the posts so he knows he is in the middle when his back is to the goal?
I noticed the new chelsea keeper has done it for both games.
I was booked f...

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