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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/8/2018

Aser of Concord, Ca US asks...

Hi there, any help would be appreciated. Here's the scenario:

Goalie makes a save and has the ball in his hands.
Goalie places ball on ground.
Goalie picks up ball.

Infraction?
Hand ball?
What is the restart?
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/8/2018

Gianluca of Wexford, Ireland asks...

My friends who disagreed with me were not happy with the way I asked the question and felt I didn't ask the question properly

I think I explained what happened rather fairly that Asamoah throws his leg out towards the defender to initiate co...

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Law 14 - The Penalty kick 9/7/2018

andy elliot of palm coast, FL usa asks...

Doesn't the rules of a penalty kick state that all players must be outside the area until the ball has been struck, at the recent Italy/Poland game ,there must have been 10 players inside the area when the ball was struck....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/7/2018

Ajmal of Toronto, On Canada asks...

Hello,

I applied advantage to a foul committed, but during the advantage the ball was directly passed to a teammate who was declared offside.

Is the restart the initial foul, or the subsequent offside?

Thanks....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/6/2018

Gianluca Vecchio of wexford, Ireland asks...

If two players are shoulder to shoulder can one player throw his leg out in front of the other player to force contact with his leg and win a foul?

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/4/2018

Zach of Istanbul, Turkey asks...

Can you please comment if there is a penalty violation or not?
Thank you

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pnn5sEfs6xg...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/3/2018

Jason lewis of Cardiff, Wales Wales asks...

When a player say leave it or let it go or mine is it always a free kick agaisnt that player....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/2/2018

Gregor Gramlich of Seminole, FL United States asks...

When a goalkeeper, who is judged by the referee to be in control of the ball, is hit in some manner by an attacking player, is that a direct kick offense or is it "playing in a dangerous manner", which is restarted by an indirect kick? The specific ...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/2/2018

Zach of Istanbul, Turkey asks...

Hello

Can hou plz comment on the penalty given, in the link below. Is it a penalty? Does it have any resemblance with the Neymar penalty that was retracted by VAR?
Thnx
https://youtu.be/0jCvNur7jUI?t=1m26s...

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Law 13 - Free Kicks 9/1/2018

Glen Brizendine of Raleigh, NC USA asks...

Attacking team commits foul in the penalty area at around the Goal box (6). Ball is placed for direct kick, I pushed the attacking team all the way out of the Penalty Area which ended up being a distance of apx. 12 yds. The Attacking team coach was ...

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