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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 3/30/2018

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

Hi There,

Team had been awarded a penalty, kicker stepped in to kick the ball from the penalty spot, i was AR1 standing on the penalty area, the keeper was moving side ways and suddenly before the kick was taken he took few steps forward, th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/29/2018

Luiz of Florida of Southwest, Florida USA asks...

Player A white on the bench started arguing with player B purple on the opponent bench. At certain point player A throws water at player B. Center referees sees player A action, stops the game and show player A a red card.
What should be the reas...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/26/2018

Eugene of San Jose, CA USA asks...

In the situation described, why do you feel that the goalkeeper must be cautioned? If, in the opinion of the referee, the challenge didn't interfere with the shot taken, then there's no DOGSO, is there? If this was a careless foul, shouldn't a PK wit...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/25/2018

Jim of HILLSBOROUGH, NJ US asks...

Thank you all for your responses, Peter, Jason, Richard & Joe. They were helpful.

-Joe- On the Tiote goal disallowed you could make the argument that the PIOP hindered/affected the goalie's play on the ball. Had he not been there he would h...

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Law 1- The Field 3/25/2018

taha of muscat, oman asks...

If goal poles crashed down and striker shoot the ball in said the area used to be the goal is the ball counted as a goalball ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/25/2018

PLYSL of Tampa, Fl Usa asks...

A striker on breakaway has beaten all defenders and enters opponents box with control of the ball. Keeper (last man) comes out to smother the attack. Keeper dives in to attempt the save as striker gets the shot off just before keeper makes contact wi...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/24/2018

Jim of HILLSBOROUGH, NJ US asks...

At what point does the AR raise the Flag for Offside. Example there is a shot on a DFK from about 25-30 yds out. 2 offenders are in offside positions at time of kick. Offender A is at about the 6-7 yds out from goal. Offender B about 10-12 yds ou...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/24/2018

Lawrence of Croydon, England asks...

The goalkeeper has the ball in his hand. The striker is standing in front of him, and the keeper kicks the striker. The ref awards a red card to the keeper and awards an indirect free kick in the box. Should this of been a penalty?...

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Law 11 - Offside 3/22/2018

Aaron Speca of Virginia Beach, VA United States asks...

On this play, the player in blue is clearly ruled in offside position by the AR (on the other side, not in video) who raised his flag immediately, and the player in blue gets a clear touch on the ball. The ball does go out of bounds to white, and th...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 3/20/2018

Dave Bermingham of Herndon, Virginia United States asks...

Just for fun I will repeat to you the same question posed in the BBC headline to the following link, 'Have you ever seen a more blatant dive than this?'

Just shows how important it is to have go...

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