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Law 15 - The Throw In 5/8/2018

david petri of omaha, ne usa asks...

player ready to throw in, but coach yells for another player to take it. Player holding ball lowers it to waist level and tosses it to player running to touch line, but still in field of play.
illegal throwin or not?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/8/2018

Dave of Fair Oaks, CA USA asks...

U16b high-level comp..attacking midfielder makes a wall pass then runs by his defender and receives the ball back. The defender has no chance to challenge for the ball so he intentionally kicks the attackers back leg across his other leg sending him ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/8/2018

Travis Miller of Andover, MA United States asks...

If a goalie punts the ball, and then catches it themselves, with no contact with anyone else, inside the box, what is the correct call?

I was asked this question by a player, after they saw it in a previous game. My interpretation is that...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2018

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN USA asks...

This is a scenario. If ball is in play and another ball is accidentally thrown onto the field, player from team A has the ball in possession and a player from team B kicks the other ball and hits the ball that was being played on purpose, what is the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/7/2018

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

DFK is taken by Green outside 25 yard line. Ball is driven into the penalty area. Another green attacker takes shot at the goal and blocked by yellow goalie. Ball is very close to the goal line. A different green attacker approaches the ball in t...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/6/2018

George of Parangarecutirimicuaro, CA Sacratomato asks...

Attacker is fouled just outside the box. A teammate, who is in the offside position, stands right in front of the goalie. The kick is taken. As the ball goes in for a goal, CR blows his whistle for the obstruction. After the game, there is a friendly...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/6/2018

Alex of Holtsville, New york USA asks...

Is it legal for a player on the field to throw their shoe at the ball?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/5/2018

Mike Manning. of Stockholm, Sweden asks...

Rule 12 back pass rule says that a goalkeeper cannot pick up a ball from a kicked back pass or a throw.
However from a goal kick is it permitted to pass to a player outside the box who then takes the ball into his own box and stops the ball dead ...

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Law 11 - Offside 5/3/2018

GREGOR GRAMLICH of LARGO, FL United States asks...

I need some clarification on this portion of Law 11: A PIOP receiving the ball from an opponent, who deliberately plays the ball, is not considered to have gained an advantage.


1. An attacking player plays a thru-ball to a...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 5/1/2018

Michael Kopp of Orange, NSW Australia asks...

My question is
A defender has passed the ball back deliberately to his keeper,the keeper goes to trap the ball with his feet,the ball hits his foot then rebounds and accidentally hits his hand which is out from his body,he then kicks the ball out...

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