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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/14/2019

Joel Genove of Leesburg, VA United States asks...

Is a hand ball/handling of the ball outside of the box (not by a goalkeeper) restarted with a direct or indirect free kick?...

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Law 18 - Common Sense 10/11/2019

Jirka­ Strmiska of Brno, Czechia asks...


I thought so, the problem is that when the defender plants his foot in front of the ball, he stands on it with a lot of weight with no further movement intended. It's like kicking into a steel wall. (the defender is also in all kinds...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/10/2019

jerold of phoenix, az USA asks...

question about issuing a caution for FRD

say you give a DFK for a foul in the attacking third and the defender who committed the foul receives a YC for the foul (for whatever reason, PI, SPA, etc). you choose to give the YC (not wait until n...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/9/2019

grant of las vegas, nevada USA asks...

is it possible to give a player two cautions on the exact same play for a single foul they do? for example, a player has done a few of the same type of holding foul from behind. you tell him that the next one is a caution. then he does it again and n...

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Law 11 - Offside 10/9/2019

John DiZonno of Buffalo Grove, Illinois USA asks...

With the new offside rules; if the attacking team takes a shot on goal and the goalkeeper makes the save and the ball goes to an attacking player in an offside position and the player scores a goal.
Is it a goal or is the attacking player offside...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/8/2019

Jirka Strmiska of Brno, Czechia asks...


let me set up the situation. The attacking player is in control of the ball, he has it somewhere under his feet, and he wants to shoot...what decision will the ref give, if the defending player, steps with his foot in front of the...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/7/2019

Michael Bruckwick of Silver Spring, MD United States asks...

A player - 13 years old - loudly said to a teammate 'George, getting to the f**king ball' about 20 minutes into a match. The player who said it did not have a foul yet, or a yellow card, and had not been spoken to by the referee. Should the player w...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 10/3/2019

Sal of Chicago , IL USA asks...

The other day while CR an adult game and with the game becoming physical, an attacker has a promising attack, a defender slide tackles with outstretched legs and feet about one foot off the ground and using excessive force, however, the slide tackle ...

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Law 11 - Offside 9/30/2019

Ian Dibdin of Falkirk , Scotland asks...

Attacker tries to play ball over the defense, however the attacker she was playing the ball to moved into a clear offside position, the ball over the top was partially headed by the defender trying to cut the ball out... the ball was deflected slight...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 9/27/2019

Luis David Maya of San Mateo, CA USA asks...

Are 'supported jumps' (aka rugby lifts) allowed in soccer? where are they allowed or disallowed in the LotG?...

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