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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/9/2018

Salvador Flores of Indianapolis, IN United States asks...

If an attacker dribbles right past a defender, and fouls the attacker just outside the penalty box in the left side and there is another defender on the other side of the corner flag where the AR is at. So it's two defenders in their third defending ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/8/2018

William Giannattasio of Lancaster, MA US asks...

At this age, if a player feels the need to protect their chest by crossing their arms, would that still be considered a hand ball or would that be a discretionary call from the referee?

Thanks in advance!...

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Law 1- The Field 6/8/2018

Frank of Idaho Falls, Idaho USA asks...

We have 3 coaches on the roster, all are present at all games. We were told at a game that only ONE coach can be instructing players on the field, per the FIFA rules. We've read through them and can't find any mention of this... is this a rule? Or in...

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Law 11 - Offside 6/7/2018

Jason lewis of Cardiff, Wales Wales asks...

If a attacking player is standing in an offside position but the ball comes off a defender is he in a offside or can he play it...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 6/2/2018

Lee Cooper of Wainwright, Alberta Cansda asks...

An outfield player takes a goal kick.
He passes the ball to his goalkeeper who has run to just outside the 18 yard box, parallel with the 6 yard box.
The goalkeeper controls the ball with his feet outside the 18 yard box taps it back inside ...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 6/1/2018

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I wish I had a video of this play, that turned up last week. I'll describe it as best I can.

Women's rec, 7-a-side game. Throw-in comes toward an attacker, who is 'gently' backing into a defender. Defender puts her (bent elbow) forearms agai...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/29/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Am disappointed the Ref McHugh chose not to provide a thought on the proposed variation on the benzema / Karius monument. ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/28/2018

Tony Gaw of Whitehorse, Yukon Canada asks...

I find it interesting that several referees with pro experience have different takes on the goal. I for one would have whistled it down and disallowed. This would be very similar to a free kick taken quickly. If a player within the 9.14m has the ball...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/28/2018

Nik of Moscow, Moscow Russia asks...


Very standard situation. The goalkeeper toss the ball into the air to kick it by his foot. The ball left penalty area in the air before foot kick was made.

I want to ask about the moment when the ball was out the penalty area...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 5/28/2018

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Suppose for a moment this...

nothing else but this...

IF Loris Karius had a bit more observational awareness, and suddenly baulked at releasing the ball because he could sense Benzema was about to stick a leg out...would that change...

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