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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Jamaal of Maple ridge , British Columbia Canada asks...

Just preface I am the goalie in this scenario. There was a bunch of players from both in the goalie box fighting for control of the ball. Im standing back a bit waiting to see the ball. I see the ball and dive for it getting and end up with the ball ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Alex Camacho of Temple City, CA US asks...

Scenario. Red player is fouled and receives a DFK. Blue player delays the restart. Red Coach yells 'Ref we should not need to ask for 10 yards'. Blue player puts his figure to his lips to 'quiet' Red Coach.

What would you do as a ref in...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Kevin McKinnon of Galt, CA United States asks...

when a ball is kicked by opposing team but comes short of the penalty area. Can the goalie kick the ball into the penalty area so he can pick it up? Is that legal?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

The talk around the water cooler this morning was on the first goal for PSG in their match away to Liverpool in the UCL.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wE73zkVOQX0

Cavani of PSG was clearly in an offside position when the ball was ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/19/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Foul recognition

Please talk me through the foul given just after the 37 min mark in the Liverpool v PSG UCL match today.

https://www.fullmatchesandshows.com/2018/09/18/liverpool-vs-paris-saint-germain-highlights-full-match/#2
<...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/18/2018

Tye of Brooklyn, CT United States asks...

What would happen if a goalkeeper has the ball in their hands and dives and acts like an attacker has knocked into them. The situation would be like a goalkeeper waiting for an attacker to press before picking the ball up and when the attacker gets c...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/18/2018

Gary Robinson of Pleasant Grove, UT 84062 asks...

I was the center referee on a U15 boys game. Late in the first half, a red team attacker was dribbling down the left side of the field. A blue defender came in with a legal shoulder challenge. The red attacker stumbled, fell, and landed on the bal...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/18/2018

Zach of Istanbul, Turkey asks...

A few months ago, all site contributors, uniformly stated that the goal in the game PAOK-AEK was offside.
A few days ago a similar (is it?) goal, at least according to PAOK fans, was awarded to Villareal.

Can you please comment on any di...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/17/2018

James of Bakersfield, CA United States asks...

I am trying to get a grasp on what makes a push a foul. I.E. how is 'careless' defined?

I've read the actual definition, but there seems to be a lot of room of interpretation there.

Bottom line, can a player push another player and ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/17/2018

joseph lennon of West Kilbride, North Ayrshire (GB-NAY) United Kingdom asks...

Forward jumps up to head the ball in six yard area, goalkeeper manages to get a hand to the ball deflecting it over the cross bar, after which both players collide - goalkeeper falls backwards into his goal player falls to the ground.
What should...

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