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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/20/2018

Jorge A Diaz of SPRINGFIELD, VA United States asks...

In Colombia vs Japan, the defender was shown the red card after touching the ball with his hands and a PK was honored. My understanding is that in the new law a ref can give the pk and a YC but not a pk and red card?

Thanks...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/19/2018

Gareth Parker of Thetford, Norfolk GB asks...

In what circumstances would a handball result in a red card?...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 6/18/2018

Nik of Moscow, Moscow Russia asks...

Law 14 says:

'if both the goalkeeper and kicker commit an offence at the same time:
˘if the kick is missed or saved, the kick is retaken and both players cautioned
˘if the kick is scored, the goal is disallowed, the kicker is cautio...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/18/2018

Scott of North Andover, Ma US asks...

During play, there was a scramble in front of the net my team was defending. A player from the opposing team took a shot and it deflected off the chest of one of the defenders changing the direction of the show and elevating it. The ball went over th...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/18/2018

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

Last question to this situation please.

I'll get it a bit over. Imagine that Costa stands a meter in front of the goalie.

Doesn't Costa gain an unjustified advantage for his team? (Costa disturbs the goalkeeper and prevents him from...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/18/2018

mary ramirez-de-arellano of damascus, maryland USA asks...

A 14 year old boy went down on the ground (seated) with the ball between his legs. He stayed down and kept the ball between his legs protectively. Opponents around him were tried to get to the ball but did not kick the player. This went on for ab...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/18/2018

Bob gallagher of Brisbane, Queensland Australia asks...

When I was playing 30 years ago if you challenged an opponent in a tackle, you could only use your shoulder against his shoulder when competing for the ball. I have noticed over the last 20 years or so that players now use their arms to fend off tack...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 6/17/2018

Scott of Livermore, CA USA asks...

In the Argentina v. Iceland game Messi missed a PK and the CR had his back to the kick as he gave direction to the other players. I'm not certain, but based on his position and body language I doubt if he had blown his whistle. If that was the case, ...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/17/2018

Petr of Prague, Czech Republic Czech Republic asks...

One additional question to this situation please.

Can the referee call the offside immediately after the free kick? (f.e. the pass goes to another part of the penalty area than Costa is)

Or does the referee have to wait until he is...

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Law 16 - The Goal Kick 6/17/2018

Andy Duff of Perth, WA Australia asks...

One of the goalkeepers ( who looked to be an outfield player covering for a goalkeeper ) kept on taking goal kicks with a moving ball. ( Much as though the ball had been passed back to him and it had not gone out of play )
Looking at the laws th...

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