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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/17/2020

Jim McGougan of Manchester , United Kingdom asks...

Can a player be booked after being sent off?
While walking off after being sent off the player abuses the local fans.
The ref states he was booked again in the dressing room?
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2020

Eunan Mcdaid of Donegal, Non-US/Other Ireland asks...

Hi Guys, regarding the change around cards for team officials.

If during a game you hear someone say something worthy of a caution or sending off from the technical area - you go over, do you say what you heard but can't identify the person...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2020

Barry Stewart of Chilliwack, BC Canada asks...

I'd love to see what VAR would think of this scenario:

Attacker 'A' is in front of the goal, facing outward. Defender is right behind him as a cross comes in, chest high.

Attacker 'A' is going to leave the ball for a teammate 'B' w...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/13/2020

peter fuller of Sudbury, Suffolk United Kingdom asks...

watched a game on Tele, player went through and the defender made a last ditch tackle in the box, ref gave a fail and a penalty and then a yellow card to the defender, VAR then overturned the penalty and gave offside , does the yellow card stand?...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/11/2020

Richard of Brentwood, Uk asks...

A cross comes in from the wing into the penalty area and the ball hits both defender and attacker simultaneously on their arms and the ball deflects into the net. Is this handball by the attacker and the goal disallowed....

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 1/10/2020

Richard Wheatley of Stondon Massey, - United Kingdom asks...

If a defender in his own penalty area inadvertently handles the ball and quite rightly no penalty is given, then with his next touch launches the ball forward where his centre forward runs onto the ball and scores will this be ruled out by VAR as a g...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/30/2019

Larry of Danville, CA US asks...

Happy Holidays, and thanks for taking the time to answer all the questions that you do. I am a regular visitor to this site and it is very much appreciated.
I'd like to get your take on the following. A goal keeper makes an easy save on a shot fr...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/28/2019

Russell of Sydney, Australia asks...

Merry Festive season to all.

Foul or no foul " evidently not according to only those that decide.
In the lead up to the second goal for Wolves v Man City, I'm surprised the 'challenge' on Mendy as he (foolishly) attempted to shield the b...

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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/28/2019

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

Hello,

in Premier League match Wolverhampton vs. Man City (3-2) Adama Traore charges with his chest to Mendy's back before second goal.

Is it legal to do this by the chest? (The rules speak only about shoulder to shoulder charge.)
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Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct 12/19/2019

R Jef Harding of Alexander, NC United States asks...

When a player says; "I have it." behind an opponent in an effort to Deceive. I have given a yellow card for UB, several times. Recently the player asked; " where in the Laws is that?" I said I will check but you are in my book for Unsporting Behavior...

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